Bjoern Hagen

Assistant Research Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5302

Biography

Bjoern Hagen holds a M.Sc. in Spatial and Environmental Planning from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, and received his Ph.D.  in Environmental Design and Planning from Arizona State University. Dr. Hagen is currently an Assistant Research Professor in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and an Instructor with the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University (ASU).  He is also a Senior Sustainability Scientist at ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability.

In the past Dr. Hagen has worked on projects focusing on sustainable urban and regional development with the Development Agency of Rhineland Palatinate (Entwicklungsagentur Rheinland-Pfalz e.V) in Germany. In recent years, he has conducted research in the areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, public risk perception, and risk communication. By studying the nature of public perceptions of global climate change in different countries and over time, his research contributes to improving climate change communication efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to increase the adaptive capacity and resiliency of urban environments. Dr. Hagen is also conducting research focusing on the social-cultural dimensions of sustainable and resilient cities. One current study focuses on the efforts of the city of Freiburg, Germany to implement sustainable development patterns by studying two local neighborhood developments. 

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Education

2013 - Ph.D. (Design, Environment and the Arts) ASU
2007 - Dipl.-Ing. (Spatial and Environmental Planning) University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

Research Interests

Environmental Risk Perception and Communication, Mitigation and Adaptation Policies and Strategies for Global Climate Change, Sustainable Urban Planning

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Bjoern Hagen, Cara Nassar, David Pijawka. (2017). The Social Dimension of Sustainable Neighborhood Design: A case study of two Neighborhoods in Freiburg, Germany. Urban Planning, 2(4): 64-80. DOI: 10.17645/up.v2i4.1035

Bjoern Hagen, David Pijawka, Mihir Prakash. Shreyas Sharma (2017). Longitudinal Analysis of Economic Benefits of Ecosystem Services: Wastewater Treatment Projects in a Desert City. Ecosystem Services: Science Policy and Practice, 23: 209-217. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2016.12.014

Ariane Middel, Nancy Selover, Bjoern Hagen, Nalini Chhetri. (2016). Outdoor thermal comfort under photovoltaic canopy shade –A seasonal field study in Tempe, Arizona. International Journal of Biometeorology. 60(12): 1849-1861. DOI: 10.1007/s00484-016-1172-5

Bjoern Hagen, Ariane Middel, David Pijawka. (2016). Global Climate Change Risk and Mitigation Perceptions: A comparison of nine countries. Journal of Sustainable Development, 9(5): 214-228. DOI:10.5539/jsd.v9n5px

Bjoern Hagen. (2016). The role of planning in minimizing the neagtive impacts of global climate change. Urban Planning, 1(3): 13-24. DOI: 10.17645/up.v1i3.671

Bjoern Hagen, David Pijawka, Ariane Middel (2016). European Climate Change Perceptions: Public support for mitigation and adaptation policies. Environmental Policy and Governance, 26(3): 170-183. DOI: 10.1002/eet.1701

Bjoern Hagen, David Pijawka. (2015). Public Perception and Support of Renewable Energy in North America in the Context of Global Climate Change. Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 6(4): 385-398. DOI: 10.1007/s13753-015-0068-z

Ariane Middel, Anthony J. Brazel, Bjoern Hagen, Soe W. Myint. (2011). Land cover modification scenarios and their effects on daytime heating in the inner core residential neighborhoods of Phoenix, AZ, USA, Journal of Urban Technology, 18(4): 61-79, 2011.

 

Books

Bjoern Hagen, David Pijawka (Eds.). (2017). Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies (2nd edition). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Bjoern Hagen. (2015). Public Perception of Climate Change: Policy and Communication. New York: Routledge.

 

Refereed Book Chapers

Bjoern Hagen. (2017). Understanding Climate Risk: Mitigation, Adaptation, and Resiliency. In B. Hagen and D. Pijawka (Eds.), Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies (2nd edition). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

Bjoern Hagen, Ariane Middel. (2017). What Should Sustainable Cities Look Like? Programs, Policies, and Initiatives. In B. Hagen and D. Pijawka (Eds.), Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies (2nd edition). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

David Pijawka, Bjoern Hagen. (2017). Pathways to a Sustainable Future: A Look Inside. In B. Hagen and D. Pijawka (Eds.), Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies (2nd edition). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

Bjoern Hagen. (2015). Global Climate Change: A key sustainability issue of the 21st century. In D. Pijawka (Eds.), Sustainability in the 21st Century: Pathways, Programs, and Policies. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Bjoern Hagen, Ariane Middel. (2015). What Should Sustainable Cities Look Like? Programs, Policies, and Initiatives. In D. Pijawka (Eds.), Sustainability in the 21st Century: Patways, Programs, and Policies. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Bjoern Hagen. (2012). From Global to Local Sustainability: coping with global climate change. In D. Pijawka and M. Gromulat (Eds.), Understanding Urban Sustainability: Concepts, Cases, and Applications (pp. 145-165). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

Bjoern Hagen. (2012). Sustainable Cities: Case Study Freiburg. In D. Pijawka and M. Gromulat (Eds.), Understanding Urban Sustainability: Concepts, Cases, and Applications (pp.15-20). Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.

 

Research Activity

 

 

 

 

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 294 Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 294 Special Topics
PUP 492 Honors Directed Study
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 294 Special Topics
PUP 590 Reading and Conference
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
PUP 394 Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 424 Planning Methods
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
PUP 294 Special Topics
PUP 590 Reading and Conference
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
PUP 394 Special Topics
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
SOS 111 Sustainable Cities
PUP 190 Sustainable Cities
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
PUP 294 Special Topics
Summer 2013
Course Number Course Title
PUP 394 Special Topics