Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University
Professor Baker was a Research Associate at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. before coming to Rutgers.
He served on the staffs of Senators Walter F. Mondale, Birch Bayh, and Frank Church, and as a consultant to the Democratic Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives. In 2000, he served as a senior adviser to Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Nebraska) and Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vermont).
In 1992, Professor Baker was a Fulbright Fellow at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs in Stockholm. His articles in Swedish have appeared in Internationella Studier.
He is a member of the adjunct faculty of the Government Affairs Institute of Georgetown University.