Christina N. Baker

Associate Professor of American Multicultural Studies
and Department Chair
Ph.D. Sociology, 2007, University of California, Irvine

Christina Baker is an Associate Professor of American Multicultural Studies at Sonoma State University. She enjoys teaching courses that focus on film/media and education from an intersectional perspective that highlights the relationship between race and gender. She has published articles in several peer-reviewed journals, such as Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, Social Psychology of Education, Journal of College Student Development, The Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, and Women, Gender, & Families of Color. She is also the author of Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance (The Ohio State University Press, 2018), which is the first book-length analysis of representations of Black femaleness in the films of Black women filmmakers.

Selected Course Offerings

  • Ethnic Groups in America (AMCS 210)
  • Ethnic Images in Film and Media (AMCS 392)
  • Multiculturalism and Education (AMCS 445)