Craig Hager

Director of security

Responsibilities and Experience

Craig Hager, Director of Security, Pat Roberts Hall, is responsible for developing, coordinating and supervising the security protocols and emergency response procedures. The policies and procedures developed are in close cooperation with the Biosafety Office to ensure the safety and security of those working and conducting research at BRI. Hager has more than 30 years’ experience in security and emergency response at the local and federal levels. He is responsible for training and supervising the BRI Security staff. Hager also prepares and conducts security awareness training for the staff and researchers. He works closely with local 1st responders to ensure they are prepared to respond to any emergency at the BRI.

Previous Positions

  • Senior Instructor, U.S. Army School of Cadet Command, Fort Knox, KY
  • Assistant Professor of Military Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • Assistant Professor of Military Science, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
  • Deputy Provost Marshal, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS


  • B.S., History, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • M.A., Security Management, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
  • Certification, American Military History Instructor, Fort Leavenworth, KS

Professional Associations

  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS International)