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Barbara Baker

 

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Barbara Baker

Auburn, Alabama


Dr. Barbara A. Baker, Executive Director of the Women’s Leadership Institute at Auburn University, is a member of the graduate faculty at Auburn University where she teaches courses in Women’s Leadership, Women’s Studies, Africana Studies, Community and Civic Engagement, and in the Honors College. She is the founding director of the Women’s Leadership Institute Extraordinary Women Lecture which has hosted Maya Angelou, Lilly Ledbetter, Marie C. Wilson, and this year, Gloria Steinem. Baker is the author or editor of four books and several academic articles covering a diversity of areas including aesthetics, bioethics, African American and Southern literature and music, health care, and women’s studies. Most recently she co-edited Scholarship in Action: Communities, Leaders, and Citizens (Common Ground, 2013).