David Baker is the Interim Chair and an Associate Professor in the Administration of Justice Department at the Barbara Jordan- Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University; prior to he held academic appointments at the University of Toledo. He received his Ph.D. at York University Department of Sociology Toronto, Canada.
Dr. Baker is on the editorial Board for the International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences, the African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies and the International Journal of Criminology and Sociology Theory. He has two books and several articles published. Most recently he published in the International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, entitled “Crime Views on Two Continents: An exploratory Study of Views Toward crime, Criminals, Treatment, and Punishment”. About the same time, he published “The Views of Black and White College Students Towards Gays and Lesbians” in the Journal of Black Studies.
Areas of Specialization:
Crime and the Media, Human Trafficking, Race, Social Control, Social Justice, Terrorism, White Collar Crime