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Christina Baker

Professional Title: 
Associate Professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
(209) 446-6160
  • Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
  • M.A., University of California, Irvine
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Research Interests: 
  • Intersection of Race and Gender
  • Black Feminisms
  • Race and Gender in Film and Media,
  • Race and Gender in Social Institutions
I’m an Associate Professor of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. My interests center on the social construction and ideologies of race and gender, with an emphasis on Black feminist theory and praxis, media representations of Blackness, and experiences of women of color in film/media, higher education, and other social institutions. I’m the author of Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance (The Ohio State University Press), the edited collection Kasi Lemmons: Interviews (University Press of Mississippi), as well as several articles.