- Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Phillips University, 1981
J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law, 1987
C. Steven Hager joined the University of Oklahoma College of Law as an Adjunct professor in 2014. He teaches courses in Indian law, particularly the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Professor Hager graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1987. He is the Director of Litigation at Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, Inc. Professor Hager is the Chief Judge of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, serves on the Supreme Court of the Kaw Nation in Oklahoma, and serves as a justice on the Miami Appellate Court.
Hager is the author of The Indian Child Welfare Act: Case, Regulation, And Analysis (Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, August, 2016). He has written extensively about Indian law and the Indian Child Welfare Act. He is a contributing author to Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today (ABC-CLIO Publishing, 2013), and the Child Fatality Review (George Washington Publishing, 2009).
Hager has received the 2008 Pawnee CASA Attorney of the Year Award, the Hargrave Writing Competition at the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s Sovereignty Symposium in 2015, and had previously won second place in the same competition in both 2014 and 2013.
Hager serves on the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Technology Committee.
The Indian Child Welfare Act: Case, Regulation, And Analysis (Oklahoma Indian Legal Services)
Awards & Honors
Attorney of the Year Award, Pawnee CASA, 2008
Serves on the Oklahoma Bar Association’s Technology Committee