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Dr Peter Hamilton, MA (Hons), MSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management in the Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 45381
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 45201
Room number: MHL 508

Contact Dr Peter Hamilton (email at p.m.hamilton@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Peter's main research interests focus around the issue of discourse and rhetoric within the processes of employment relations and human resource management.

Current activities include work on corporate social responsibility reports, language and industrial relations, and the interview as a research method.

Peter's previous appointments include Imperial College Management School and the University of Central Lancashire. Prior to that he worked in the National Health Service.

Mini Biography

Peter's main research interests focus around the issue of discourse and rhetoric within the processes of employment relations and human resource management.

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Language in the workplace
  • Persuasion and corporate publications
  • The 'rhetorical turn' in organisational analysis
  • The language of government and employment relations

Publications

Journal papers: academic

Supervises