Brian Bagwell

Bagwell, Brian


Addictive Behavior/Addictions, Criminal Justice/Criminology, Emergency Response, Fire, Health and Wellness, Human Services, Men's Health, Psychology/Mental Health, Terrorism, Workplace Issues


Workplace violence, critical incident stress management, trauma, treating claustrophobic firefighters, and perception of threat and deescalation of violence strategies for first responders, employers and mental health clinicians.

Degree: Psy.D.

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Human Services


Office Phone: 303-615-0143

Additional Languages Spoken: English


Brian Bagwell, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Human Services Department. He previously had a 20-year career as a firefighter/paramedic. He spent five years in New York City, one of which was spent working with a team providing pysychological services to members of the New York Police Department following the September 11, 2001, terror attacks. Professor Bagwell also coordinates with MSU Denver's Fire and Emergency Response Administration degree program, and teaches Theory and Practice of Counseling, Small Group Dynamics, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Conflict Resolution and other Human Services Courses.