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, honors, and online)
Historical Geography
East Texas War and Memory Internship
Forrest Gump's America (honors)
The Sunbelt: A 20th Century American Region
Twentieth Century United States
Oral History Theory and Methods (undergraduate and graduate)
Colloquium in US Post 1920 (graduate)
King Cotton and His Realm (graduate)
Historical Research and Writing (graduate)