David B. Baker
Ph.D. Texas A & M University


Margaret Clark Morgan Director: Archives of the History of American Psychology

Professor: Psychology



Contact Information

Office: Arts and Science Building, room 362
Phone: (330) 972-6717
E-mail: bakerd@uakron.edu


David B. Baker is the Margaret Clark Morgan Director of the Archives of the History of American Psychology and professor of psychology. He received his Ph.D. in 1988 from Texas A & M University. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. As a historian of psychology, he teaches the history of psychology at the undergraduate and graduate level, and does research and writing on the rise of professional psychology in America during the 20th century.


Recent Publications

Baker, D. B., & Subich, L. (in press). Counseling psychology: Historical perspectives. Biennial review of counseling psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications.

Baker, D. B., & Benjamin, L. T., Jr. (in press). Conducting research on the history of psychology. In S. Davis & B. Buskist (Eds.). The handbook of 21st century psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA.: Sage Publications.

Baker, D. B. (in press). The archival record and the history of psychology: Saving our past to secure our future. Revista de historia de la psicología.

Baker, D. B. (2007). Donald G. Paterson: Psychology in the Minnesota tradition. The Minnesota Psychologist, 56, 5-9.

Baker, D. B. & Mahoney, K. (2007). The measure of a nation: The USDA and the rise of survey methodology. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 71, 97-113.


Dr. Baker's Vita



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