George Baker, Ed.D.

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


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


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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