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Joshua Hagen



Joshua Hagen joined UW-Stevens Point in 2020 to lead the College of Letters and Science. Hagen served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., since 2016. Prior to that, he served for six years as chair of the Department of Geography at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va., where he was also a professor of geography since 2003. He taught a range of classes and has maintained an active record of scholarly publications and conference presentations. He has received research grants and awards from numerous organizations, including the German Academic Exchange Service, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and Fulbright Scholar Program. Hagen received Marshall University’s Distinguished Artists and Scholars Award as the Senior Faculty in Arts, Business, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences in 2013-2014. He earned both his doctoral and master’s degrees in geography from UW-Madison.  

Dean, College of Letters and Science

200C Chemistry Biology Building


Ph.D. - Geography, Minor in History
University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.S. - Geography
University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.A. - Geography and Political Science
University of Northern Iowa