Assistant Teaching Professor
Juris Doctor from New England School of Law (1984)
Dave Hagen is an assistant teaching professor in the graduate security domain. A retired Navy captain, he has held four commands and was assigned to the Strategic Studies Group (the Navy’s think tank) as a policy analyst. His areas of research include stability on the Korean Peninsula and the influence of prior learning upon objective decision making.
Professor Hagen was a 2017-2018 Teaching Inquiry Fellow with Northeastern’s Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research (CATLR) and is a 2018-2019 Faculty Scholar. He received the 2019 College of Professional Studies Excellence in Teaching Award.
As a former part-time faculty member, he was nominated twice by students for the Excellence in Teaching Award.
Professor Hagen is an attorney licensed to practice in Massachusetts. He holds a Juris Doctorate from New England Law, a Master of Arts in International Relations from Salve Regina University, a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College, and an MA in National Security, with distinction, from the U.S. Naval War College, where he was a Mahan Scholar.