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Anne Marie Hagen

Norwegian Military Academy
Associate professor

Anne Marie Hagen holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh (2015). She has been a postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities and is currently associate professor in English at the Norwegian Defence University College (NDUC), where she teaches English, academic writing, philosophy of science and scientific methodology, and questions related to narratives and communication.   

Hagen’s research interests are rooted in book history and the history and sociology of reading. She has published on editorial practices, publishing for the education market, and on the use of book history as epistemological approach to researching women’s history.   

Hagen has been editor of an edited collection of essays investigating the cultural values attached to reading and advancing the theoretical and methodological discussion about how reading research can be carried out: Mediation and Children’s Reading: Relationships, Intervention and Organization from the Eighteenth Century to the Present, Lehigh University Press (April, 2022).  

An ongoing research interest is the use of literature in professional education programmes, and how social reading of literature can contribute to the development of professional knowledge and a professional identity. With Johannes Kibsgaard (NDUC), she is running the reading programme LITTLED at the Norwegian Military Academy. LITTLED (litteratur og ledelse) - Forsvaret  

    • Book history and the history and sociology of reading 
    • Literature, science, and technology 
    • Life writing 
    • Military fiction since 1800 
    • Narratives and rhetoric 
    • Invasion literature, future war and speculative fiction 
    • Professional education 
    • Philosophy of science 
    • Narrative hermeneutics