George Baker, Ed.D.

Associate Professor College of Leadership and Ethics
Capt., U.S. Navy, Retired
George Baker Photo

Biography

Professor Baker has served as the associate director at the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy since 2015, focusing on leader development in the profession of arms. He teaches in the College of Leadership and Ethics. Retiring after 30 years, his Navy assignments included two ballistic missile submarine tours in the Pacific and two fast attack submarine tours in the Atlantic. His shore duty assignments included on submarine operational staffs in Yokosuka, Japan and in Bangor, Washington. Dr. Baker has held instructor assignments in the NWC’s resident program, the NWC’s College of Distance Education and the Navy’s Command Leadership School.

Areas of Expertise

  • Leadership

Professional Highlights

2015

Newport, RI

Assigned as Associate Director, Navy Senior Enlisted Academy.
2015

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.
2009

USN (Ret.)

Retired after 30 years of Naval Service.
1998

USS Sand Lance (SSN-660)

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

Education

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

News, Media, & Events

U.S. Naval War College Faculty Convocation: August 2020

Aug. 03, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Spruance Auditorium, U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

Is 2020 Really 1940 for the U.S. Navy?

Jan. 18, 2020
The National Interest
Article Publication

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