EdD, Seattle University; MS, Seattle Pacific University; BA, Bemidji State University

Research Interests

Teams and teamwork; groups and group work; organizational design, development, and change; interpersonal and organizational communications; management and leadership; information technology


Dr. Haugen has been a technology management, business systems management, and leadership professional since 1966 in roles such as software/systems engineer, project manager, mid-level and executive/enterprise manager, senior management and technology consultant, teacher, and small business owner. He has led technology management and organizational change teams for large and small-to-midsize companies and has been teaching leadership, business management, and technology management courses since 2000. Dr. Haugen joined Walden in 2009 to teach business strategy and innovation, and he was named lead faculty in 2010. He is experienced in all phases of the technology and systems management life cycles as well as in applications systems and infrastructure systems development and management. Dr. Haugen owns a small management consulting firm and performs volunteer community development work in his hometown.