Brookings distinguished professor

Barton H. Hamilton, Ph.D., professor of economics, of management and of entrepreneurship in the Olin School of Business, gives a presentation of his scholarly work at his recent installation as the inaugural Robert Brookings Smith Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurship. Major gifts from The Bellwether Foundation and from Nancy Morrill Smith created the professorship. Robert Brookings Smith was an entrepreneur as well as a philanthropist, community leader and banking executive. Robert S. Brookings — chairman of the University’s board from 1895-1928 — was his great-uncle.