Joshua Hagen

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Joshua Hagen
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Dean, NSU College of Arts and Sciences

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College of Arts and Sciences
Department 
College of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D., M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.A., University of Northern Iowa

 

Dr. Joshua Hagen joined NSU in 2016. He received a Ph.D. in geography with a history minor from the University of Wisconsin€-Madison in August 2003; M.S. in geography from the University of Wisconsin€-Madison in December 1998; and B.A., summa cum laude, in geography and political science from the University of Northern Iowa in May 1997.

 

Professional Work Experience

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Northern State University, 2016€-present

Professor, Department of Geography, Marshall University, 2011€-2016

Chair, Department of Geography, Marshall University, 2010€-2016

Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Marshall University, 2007-2011

Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Marshall University, 2003€-2007

 

Research Interests

Borders and border theory

Cultural politics of place names

Demography, economics, and sustainability

Geography education and online learning

Geographies of the pre-modern world

Globalization, sovereignty, and territoriality

Historic preservation and places of memory

History of geography and geopolitics

Nationalism and homelands

Totalitarian spaces and geographies

Tourism and heritage

Urban design and public space

 

Publications

Books and Edited Volumes

Hagen, Joshua, Dictating the Past: Place and Memory in Nazi Germany (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

 

Hagen, Joshua, and Robert C. Ostergren, Building Nazi Germany: Place, Space, Architecture, and Ideology (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming).

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, eds., The City as Power: Urban Space, Place, and National Identity (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019).

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, eds., From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia (London: Routledge, 2015); reprint of special issue Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen, eds., “From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Narrating the Nation through Urban Space,” Nationalities Papers, 41:4 (2013).

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, Borders: A Very Short Introduction (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).

 

Japanese translation with a new foreword: 境界から世界を見る――ボーダースタディーズ入門, trans. by Fuminori Kawakubo (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten Publishers, 2015).

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, eds., Borderlines and Borderlands: Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010).

 

Hagen, Joshua, Preservation, Tourism and Nationalism: The Jewel of the German Past (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2006).

 

Book Chapters

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “The City as Palimpsest: Narrating National Identity through Urban Space and Place,” in The City as Power: Urban Space, Place, and National Identity, eds. Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019), 1-22.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, Section Introductions: “Part I: Remembering and Forgetting;” “Part II: ‘Other’ Identities and Counternarratives;” “Part III: National Identity amid Globalization;” in The City as Power: Urban Space, Place, and National Identity, eds. Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019), 23-25, 101-103, 185-187.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “The City as Crucible: Urban Space, Place, and National Identity into the Twenty-first Century,” in The City as Power: Urban Space, Place, and National Identity, eds. Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019), 253-263.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Historic Preservation in Nazi Germany: Practices, Patterns, and Politics,” in Heritage at the Interface: Interpretation and Identity, ed. Glenn Hooper (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2018), 56-71.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “The Political Sociology and Political Geography of Borders” in Sage Handbook of Political Sociology, eds. William Outhwaite and Stephen P. Turner (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2018), 330-346.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “The Meaning of National History and Borderlands for Identity and Border Education,” in Borders, Memory, and Transculturality: An Annotated Bibliography on the European Discourse, ed. Angela Vaupel (Zürich: Lit, 2017), 12-23.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “Changing Modalities of Power in the Twenty-First Century,” in Border Politics: Defining Spaces of Governance and Forms of Transgression, eds. Cengiz Günay and Nina Witjes (New York: Springer, 2017), 15-32.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Places of Memory and Memories of Places in Nazi Germany,” in Memory, Place and Identity: Commemoration and Remembrance of War and Conflict, eds. Danielle Drozdzewski, Sarah De Nardi, and Emma Waterton (London: Routledge, 2016), 236-254.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Social Engineering, National Demography, and Political Economy in Nazi Germany: Gottfried Feder and His New Town Concept,” in Hitler’s Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich, eds. Claudio Minca and Paolo Giaccaria (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016), 218-240.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Wie Rothenburg das Kleinod der deutschen Vergangenheit geworden ist,” in Rothenburg ob der Tauber: Geschichte der Stadt und ihres Umlandes, eds. Horst F. Rupp and Karl Borchardt (Darmstadt: Theiss, 2016), 559-576.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “Introduction: Borders, Identity, and Geopolitics,” in Borderlines and Borderlands: Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State, eds. Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010), 1-14.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “Kaliningrad, Russia: Discontinuity as a Threat to Sovereignty,” in Borderlines and Borderlands: Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State, eds. Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010), 121-137.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “Conclusion: Borders in a Changing Global Context,” in Borderlines and Borderlands: Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State, eds. Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010), 189-194.

 

Journal Articles

Hagen, Joshua, “Shaping Public Opinion through Architecture and Urban Design: Perspectives on Ludwig I and His Building Program for a ‘New Munich’,” Central European History 48, no. 1 (2015): 4-30.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Narrating the Nation through Urban Space,” Nationalities Papers, 41, no. 4 (2013): 487-514; reprinted in Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, eds., From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia (London: Routledge, 2015).

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “City of Felt and Concrete: Negotiating Cultural Hybridity in Mongolia’s Capital of Ulaanbaatar,” Nationalities Papers 41, no. 4 (2013): 622-650; reprinted in Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, eds., From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia (London: Routledge, 2015).

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “Geopolitics of the Kaliningrad Exclave and Enclave: Russian and EU Perspectives,” Eurasian Geography and Economics 52, no. 4 (2011): 567-592.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Theorizing Scale in Critical Place-Name Studies,” Acme: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies 10, no. 1 (2011): 23-27.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Architecture, Symbolism, and Function: The Nazi Party’s ‘Forum of the Movement’,” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 28, no. 3 (2010): 397-424.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Mapping the Polish Corridor: Ethnicity, Economics and Geopolitics,” Imago Mundi: The International Journal of the History of Cartography 62, no. 1 (2010): 63-82.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, “Theorizing Borders in a ‘Borderless World’: Globalization, Territory, and Identity,” Geography Compass 3, no. 3 (2009): 1196-1216.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Historic Preservation in Nazi Germany: Place, Memory, and Nationalism,” Journal of Historical Geography 35, no. 4 (2009): 690-715.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Architecture, Urban Planning, and Political Authority in Ludwig I’s Munich,” Journal of Urban History 35, no. 4 (2009): 459-485.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Parades, Public Spaces, and Propaganda: The Nazi Culture Parades in Munich,” Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography 90, no. 4 (2008): 349-367.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “‘Pork’ Spending, Place Names, and Political Stature in West Virginia,” Southeastern Geographer 47, no. 2 (2007): 341-364.

 

Hagen, Joshua, and Robert C. Ostergren, “Architecture, Spectacle, and Place during the Nuremberg Party Rallies: Projecting a Nazi Vision of Past, Present, and Future,” Cultural Geographies 13, no. 1 (2006): 1-25.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Rebuilding the Middle Ages after the Second World War: The Cultural Politics of Reconstruction in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany,” Journal of Historical Geography 31, no. 1 (2005): 94-112.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “The Most German of Towns: Creating an Ideal Nazi Community in Rothenburg ob der Tauber,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 94, no. 1 (2004): 207-227.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Redrawing the Imagined Map of Europe: The Rise and Fall of the ‘Center’,” Political Geography 22, no. 5 (2003): 489-517.

 

Book Reviews

Hagen, Joshua, review of Reuben Rose-Redwood, Derek Alderman, and Maoz Azaryahu, eds., The Political Life of Urban Streetscapes: Naming, Politics, and Place in Geographical Review 108, no. 4 (2018): 634-636.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of James C. Scott, Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States in Journal of Historical Geography 61 (2018): 124-125.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Sarah Jaquette Ray and Kevin Maier, eds., Critical Norths: Space, Nature, Theory in The AAG Review of Books 6, no. 2 (2018): 104-106.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Bernard Debarbieux and Gilles Rudaz, The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present in Historical Geography 45 (2017): 257-258.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Jerry D. Moore, The Prehistory of Home in Material Culture: The Journal of International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture 48, no. 2 (2016): 100-102.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “The Spatial Turn, the Spatial Humanities, and the Holocaust,” review of Anne Kelly Knowles, Tim Cole, and Alberto Giordano, eds. Geographies of the Holocaust in H-HistGeog, H-Net Reviews https://networks.h-net.org/node/5280/reviews/63171/hagen-knowles-and-cole-and-giordano-geographies-holocaust March 4, 2015.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Michael H. Fischer, Migration: A World History in Historical Geography 42 (2014): 401-403.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Stuart Elden, The Birth of Territory in Geographical Review 104, no. 3 (2014): 380-383.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Catherine Nash, Bryonie Reid, and Brian Graham, Partitioned Lives: The Irish Borderlands in Journal of Historical Geography 44, no. 1 (2014): 156-157.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Wendy Brown, Walled States, Waning Sovereignty in Annals of the Association of American Geographers 101, no. 6 (2011): 1392-1393.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Stephen Williams, Tourism Geography: A New Synthesis in Journal of Tourism History 2, no. 1 (2010): 60-61.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Keith Lily, City and Cosmos: The Medieval World in Urban Form in Journal of Historical Geography 36, no. 2 (2010): 236-237.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of David Pike, Subterranean Cities: The World Beneath Paris and London 1800-1945 in Journal of Cultural Geography 24, no. 2 (2007): 108-109.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of George White, Nation, State, and Territory: Origins, Evolutions, and Relationships in The Professional Geographer 57, no. 3 (2005): 478-480.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Thomas M. Lekan, Imagining the Nation in Nature: Landscape Preservation and German Identity, 1885-1945 in Journal of Historical Geography 31, no. 1 (2005): 191-192.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Nuala C. Johnson, Ireland, the Great War and the Geography of Remembrance in The Professional Geographer 56, no. 3 (2004): 439-440.

 

Hagen, Joshua, review of Tim Cole, Holocaust City: The Making of a Jewish Ghetto in Journal of Cultural Geography 21, no. 1 (2003): 129-130.

 

Other Publications

Diener, Alexander C., and Joshua Hagen, "The City as a Palimpsest and Crucible of National Identity," Global Urban History https://globalurbanhistory.com/2018/11/09/the-city-as-a-palimpsest-and-c...https://globalurbanhistory.com/2018/11/09/the-city-as-a-palimpsest-and-crucible-of-national-identity/ November> 9, 2018.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Competing Territorial and Maritime Claims in the South China Sea,” Oxford University Press Blog https://blog.oup.com/2018/06/territorial-maritime-claims-south-china-sea/ June 21, 2018.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “How National Boundaries Distort Our Understanding of the World: Today’s Most Pressing Global Issues Can’t Be Addressed Through the Prism of Borders,” Zόcalo Public Square http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2018/03/30/national-boundaries-skew-vi... 30, 2018.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Borders and Boundaries,” in Oxford Bibliographies in Geography, ed. Barney Warf, 3rd ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018); 2nd ed. (2015); 1st ed. (2013) http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199874002/obo-... 10, 2018.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Foreword: Border Studies, Memory Studies, and Teacher Education” in Borders, Memory, and Transculturality: An Annotated Bibliography on the European Discourse, ed. Angela Vaupel (Zürich: Lit, 2017), 1-4.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Revisiting Pork Spending, Place Names, and Political Stature in West Virginia,” PAST: The International Society for Landscape, Place, and Material Culture 39 (2016): 38-45.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Organizing Space, Creating Places: Interview with Joshua Hagen on Architecture of the Nazi Regime,” L.I.S.A.: Das Wissenschaftsportal der Gerda Henkel Stiftung http://lisa.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/organizing_space_creating_ places?nav_id=6539 October 25, 2016.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Not Just Lines: An Interview with Joshua Hagen about Borders,” Replikk 38 (2015): 6-13 https://replikk.w.uib.no/2015/01/02/not-just lines/ January 2, 2015.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Place of the Year 2013: Spotlight on Syria,” Oxford University Press Blog http://blog.oup.com/2013/11/place-of-the-year-2013-spotlight-on-syria/ ... 18, 2013.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Place of the Year 2012: A Q&A with Joshua Hagen,” Oxford University Press Blog http://blog.oup.com/2012/11/place-of-the-year-2012-hagen/ November 5, 2012.

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Hagen, Joshua, “Who Owns the Paracel, Spratly, & Senkaku Islands? Why Maritime Borders Matter,” Oxford University Press Blog. http://blog.oup.com/2012/11/who-owns-the-paracel-spratley-senkaku-island... 2, 2012.

 

Hagen, Joshua, “North Atlantic Treaty Organization,” in Encyclopedia of Human Geography, ed. Barney Warf (Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications, 2010).

 

Hagen, Joshua, “Two Cities in the Third Reich,” Metropolis (2009): 44-51, (published in Hebrew: מטרופוליס, שתי ערים הרייך השלישי).

 

Hagen, Joshua, “A Lost Homeland,” Metropolis (2009): 66-71, (published in Hebrew: מטרופוליס, מולדתאבוד).

 

Hagen, Joshua, and Stephanie Young, “Tourism in Russia,” in Geography of Russia, ed. Joel Quam (Glen Ellyn, IL: College of DuPage Press, 2008).

 

Diener, Alexander C., and Hagen, Joshua, “Kaliningrad,” in Geography of Russia, ed. Joel Quam (Glen Ellyn, IL: College of DuPage Press, 2008).

 

Hagen, Joshua. “Reflections on German Culture and Leitkultur in Rothenburg ob der Tauber,” in Reflections, by the 11th Group of German Chancellor Scholars 2000/2001: Leitkultur and Nationalstolz-Tabu – German Phenomena? Young Americans Experience German Culture and Politics, ed. Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Bonn: Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2002): 25-33.

 

Awards

SELECT AWARDS

Research Grant, €œDictating the Past: Place and Memory in Nazi Germany,€ Gerda Henkel Foundation, 2016

Research Stipend, €œDictating the Past: Place and Memory in Nazi Germany,€ Prussian Privy State Archives, Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, 2016

Distinguished Artists and Scholars Award, Senior Faculty in Arts, Business, Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Marshall University, 2013-2014

Assessment Coordinator and Faculty Consultant, €œPhysical Geography and Literature: Merging Science and the Humanities in the Classroom,€ Benedum Foundation and the National Geographic Society with support of the Geography Department, Concord University and the West Virginia Department of Education, 2012-2017

Fulbright Award, German Studies Seminar on €œNation State and European Identity,€ Fulbright Scholar Program, 2012

Faculty Research Grant, €œOld Buildings in the New Reich: Historic Preservation in Nazi Germany,€ German Academic Exchange Service / Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), 2012

Post-Secondary Curriculum Development Program Grant, €œGeography of Russia and Geography of Europe Curriculum Development,€ Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Michigan, 2009

Short-Term Research Grant, €œBuilding Nazi Germany; The Polish Corridor,€ Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2008

Summer Research Stipend, €œArchitecture and Urban Planning in Munich, 1800-1945,€ Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2005

German Chancellor€'s Fellowship, €œHistorical Preservation and Tourism in Rothenburg ob der Tauber,€ Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2000-2001

 

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