Author Biography

Dr. Edward J. Hagerty received the Ph.D. in History at Temple University. He teaches History at American Military University and is the former director of the National Security Studies and Military Studies M.A. Programs there. Dr. Hagerty serves on the Air University faculty, where he teaches leadership in the Air Command & Staff Online M.A. Program. He retired from the USAF Reserve in 2014 as a colonel and Special Agent with the Office of Special Investigations from 1983-2014. He commanded units through Wing-level on numerous extended active duty tours and deployments. Dr. Hagerty’s publications include Collis’ Zouaves: A History of the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers; and The Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 1948-2000. A chapter entitled “The Battle of Santa Rosa Island” recently appeared in the book On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations. His book Lt. Gen. Richard H. Anderson: Lee’s Gentleman Soldier is forthcoming in 2021.



Subject Area Keywords

History, Military affairs, Strategy, War studies