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James Hagen's teaching areas include undergraduate and MBA courses in marketing, international marketing, strategy, and social responsibility. He earned his Ph.D. in International Business from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, his M.S. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the School of Business faculty in 2008, Professor Hagen's experience included work in banking and investment real estate in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul area followed by full-time faculty positions at Kinki University in Osaka, Japan and Cornell University in New York. He has also delivered special lectures or taught executive education and other courses at Waseda, Ritsumeikan, and Chuo universities in Japan, Yonsei University in South Korea, University of Buenos Aires in Argentina, Godollo University in Hungary, and the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon in Mexico, among others.

With research interests in foreign market entry and inter-organizational trust, Hagen's publications include articles in Academy of Management Review and Journal of International Marketing. His case study, "Ben and Jerry’s – Japan," is used by many MBA programs for teaching foreign market entry. Professor Hagen is active in the Association of Japanese Business Studies and is a frequent presenter at conferences of the Academy of International Business.