Associate Professor of American Studies
- Office: Swan Hall #337
- Office Hours: W 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm and by appointment
Education: B.A., Harvard University; M.A., Ph.D., Duke University
Courtney Baker is Associate Professor of American Studies at Occidental College. She teaches courses in visual culture, critical theory, film, and African-American literature. She is the author of HUMANE INSIGHT: LOOKING AT IMAGES OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN SUFFERING AND DEATH and is at work on a new book, entitled DISOBEDIENT CINEMA: TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY BLACK FILM AND THE TYRANNY OF REALISM.