Hamilton Morris is a chemist, filmmaker, and science journalist. He uses an interdisciplinary approach combining anthropology and chemistry in the study of psychoactive plants, fungi, chemicals, and the cultures that surrounds them in more than thirty countries. Hamilton is the director of the award winning documentary series Hamilton's Pharmacopeia in which he explores the chemistry and traditions surrounding psychoactive drugs.
Hamilton attended the University of Chicago and The New School in New York City, where he studied anthropology and science. He frequently consults with media on the subject of psychoactive drugs and conducts pharmacological research at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.