Professor Baker teaches in the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (ELPHD) Department. His academic areas of emphasis are developmental counseling, secondary school counseling, prevention, and cognitive-behavioral applications in counseling. Dr. Baker's research interests focus on the enhancement of school counseling in particular and counseling in general as well as prevention programming for children and adolescents, especially applications of cognitive- behavioral theory. He is also interested in the improvement of the training of counselors, especially prepracticum and supervision training methods. Research methodologies include experimental design, program evaluation, meta-analysis, and structured interview research.
Doctor of Philosophy from the State University of New York at Buffalo
Master of Arts from the University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts from Augsburg College