Diane Hamilton, PhD

Diane Hamilton, PhD

Forbes School of Business

Dr. Diane Hamilton is an Assistant Professor in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University. She received a PhD in Business Management from Northcentral University, a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Arizona State University. Her professional background includes over three decades experience in the software, pharmaceutical, real estate, and mortgage lending industries. She is the author of three books - The Online Student’s User Manual, How to Reinvent Your Career, and It’s Not You It’s Your Personality. Dr. Hamilton has taught online courses since 2006 and has worked for Ashford since 2008. Here she has instructed a variety of different classes at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and has developed the curriculum for the RES 325 Real Estate Practice course. She says, “I enjoy teaching at Ashford because the University is well-respected. I’ve taught for many different online universities and taken online courses from many different institutions as well. I believe online education is the future of education and I believe Ashford has one of the best models available.” Dr. Hamilton is a native of Paradise Valley, AZ. She is married to a plastic surgeon and has two adult daughters.