Hageman Named Presidential Fellow

Jon HagemanJon Hageman, associate professor, anthropology, has been selected to serve as the 2011-2012 NEIU Presidential Fellow. Hageman assumed this role on July 1 and will continue through June 30, 2012.

Hageman will spend the 2011-2012 academic year as a fellow in the Office of the President with the title special assistant to the president. In addition to participating in the daily aspects of the president?s schedule, assisting in the spring legislative session, and working on initiatives out of the President's Office, he will spend a significant amount of time with each of the vice presidents learning each of their areas.

Since coming to Northeastern in 2004, Hageman has taken on many leadership roles in his program and the University. He has served as coordinator for anthropology and as faculty and member of the advisory board for the Latino and Latin American Studies program. He also serves as a member of the Faculty Council on Academic Affairs and a representative of the College of Arts and Sciences to the University Planning and Budgetary Council.

Hageman holds a bachelor's degree in history from Trinity University. He earned an M.A. in anthropology from the University of Texas, Austin, where his thesis was done on a test program in Kinal, Guatemala. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in anthropology from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, where he did his dissertation on the classic Maya social organization.