George Baker, Ed.D.

Capt. (ret.), U.S. Navy

Associate Professor Senior Enlisted Academy
George Baker Photo


Dr. Baker has served as the Associate Director at the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy since 2015, focusing on self-awareness for leaders. He also teaches in the Naval War College's Electives program. Retiring as a Navy Captain after 30 years of service, his submarine career included two ballistic missile submarine tours in the Pacific and two attack submarine tours in the Atlantic. His shore duty assignments were on submarine Operational Staffs in Yokosuka, Japan, and in Bangor, WA. Dr. Baker also held instructor assignments at the Navy’s Command Leadership School (now NLEC), the Naval War College (NSA resident course), and the Naval War College's College of Distance Education (NSA Division).

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership

Professional Highlights


Newport, RI

Assigned as Associate Director, Navy Senior Enlisted Academy.

Doctor of Education

Using Post 9-11 G.I. Bill, earned an Ed.D. from Northeastern University with a concentration in Organizational Leadership and Communication.

USN (Ret.)

Retired after 30 years of Naval Service.

USS Sand Lance (SSN-660)

Completed Commanding Officer tour. Deployments included ICEX-1996, UNITAS-1997, and Decommissioning-1998.


Ed.D., Northeastern University, 2015, Concentration in Organizational Leadership and Communication

M.A., U.S. Naval War College, 2005, National Security and Strategic Studies

M.A., University of Rhode Island, 2000, Education

B.A., U.S. Naval Academy, 1979, Electrical Engineering

Awards and Decorations

Retiring as a Navy Captain
30 years of service

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