Dr. Andrew C. Baker

Assistant Professor
Education: PhD, Rice University, 2014
Office: Ferguson Social Sciences Building, 106
Phone: 903-468-8742
Email address: Andrew.Baker@tamuc.edu

Research Interests
Twentieth Century United States; Oral History and Memory; Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History; Metropolitan and Suburban History; U.S. South

Recent Publications
“Metropolitan Growth along the Nation’s River: Power, Waste and Environmental Politics in a Northern Virginia County, 1943-1971.” Journal of Urban History 42 (January 2016): 1-17.

“From Rural South to Metropolitan Sunbelt: Creating a Cowboy Identity in the Shadow of Houston.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 118 (July 2014): 1-22.

"Race and Romantic Agrarianism: The Transnational Roots of Clarence Poe’s Crusade for Rural Segregation in North Carolina." Agricultural History 87 (Winter 2013): 93–114.

Recent Courses Taught
U.S. History from 1865 (In-Person and Honors)
Historical Geography
East Texas War and Memory Internship
Forrest Gump's America
The Sunbelt: A 20th Century American Region
Oral History Theory and Methods (undergraduate and graduate)
Colloquium in US Post 1920 (graduate)