Richard Bakken Ph.D.

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Richard Bakken, Ph.D.

Richard Bakken Ph.D.

Lecturer in Psychology

(609) 258-9945


  1. Ph.D., University of San Diego, Leadership Studies
  2. M.A.Ed., University of Phoenix, E-Education


Dr. Richard Bakken serves as Director of Instructional Support Services at Princeton University. His leadership research is focused on higher education administration in a global setting and student affairs, exploring the impact of native students attending western universities in Doha, Qatar. His research interests include applied leadership informing administrators how students describe their learning experiences in Western university environments, strategies to meet their needs, and ways that technology can impact our processes.

Recent Publications/Presentations:

Dobbs, J., Bakken, R., and Guarcello, M. (2017). How Hard Data Informs Soft Skills: The Impact of Technology and Leadership Development in a Digital World. International Military Testing Association. (pp 1-21). Kingston, Ontario: Canadian Defence Academy Press.


Bakken, R. and Dobbs, J. (2016). The Relevance of the Four Types of Knowledge for Leader Preparation in radically different settings: Reflections on data from a case study in Qatar and teaching at a United States military academy. Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership 

Bakken, R. (2013). Exploring the Impact on Students of Western Universities on Foreign Soil: A Case Study of Qatar. University of San Diego