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Evan T. Haglund
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
31 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320
Tel: (800) 444-8356
Evan.T.Haglund@uscga.edu
Evan T. Haglund, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Humanities Department
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Evan Haglund joined the Department of Humanities faculty in August 2014 after completing a Ph.D. in Political Science at Vanderbilt University. Prior to his graduate training, Evan was a Foreign Service Officer in the State Department, serving as the political-military officer at the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and as a consular officer at the embassy in Accra, Ghana. He worked as a legislative analyst for a lobbying firm for two years after receiving his bachelor’s degree in public policy studies from the University of Chicago.  

Education:
  • Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, Political Science
  • M.A., Vanderbilt University, Political Science
  • B.A., University of Chicago, Public Policy Studies

Courses Taught:
  • Public Policymaking

Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • “Help Wanted: Presidential Priorities in the Appointments Process,” presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2014).
  • “Striped Pants versus Fat Cats: Ambassadorial Performance of Career Diplomats and Political Appointees,” presented at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2014).
  • “Politicization and Compliance with the Law: The Case of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998,” with David E. Lewis; presented at the Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting (2013).

Honors:
  • Vanderbilt Graduate School Dissertation Enhancement Grant (2013)
  • Vanderbilt Graduate Leadership Academy participant (2013-2014)
  • Vanderbilt graduate student representative, University of Melbourne Graduate Certificate in Advanced Learning and Leadership (GCALL) seminar (2012)
  • Franklin Award, US Department of State (2007, 2010)