Clemson University Graduate Student Government

Student Body Vice President

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Hamilton R. Allen

Student Body Vice President

Student Senate President 

702 University Union
Clemson, SC 29634

CGSG Office: 864-656-2697

Vice President's Biography

Hamilton R. Allen is a fourth year doctoral student in Entomology focusing on the biology and behavior of the Asian Needle Ant, Pachycondyla chinensis.   Hamilton received his B.S. in Biology from Norfolk State University in 2005 and his M.S. in Entomology from Virginia Tech in 2010.   Hamilton has been a member of the Clemson University Graduate Student Government since entering Clemson in 2010.  In previous years, Hamilton has held the positions of Sargeant-at-Arms and in 2012 he served as President Pro Tempore.  In addition to working with the Clemson University Graduate Student Government, Hamilton is Vice President of the  Clemson University Entomology Club and has also served on College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences Dean’s Student Advisory Board.  After completing his graduate degree, Hamilton plans on pursuing an academic or industry position as an urban entomologist.