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Matt Baker, Ph.D.

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Matt Baker

Matt Baker is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Baker served eleven years in academic administration including three years as founding dean of University College at Texas Tech and eight years as department chairperson in his home department. Baker has had previous faculty experience at the University of Florida and Cal Poly University. Baker received a B.S. (1979) and M.Ed. (1986) from Texas Tech, and a Ph.D. from Ohio State (1990).

He currently teaches graduate courses in Research Methods, Program Evaluation, College Teaching, and Applied Multivariate Data Analysis. He also teaches a senior-level undergraduate course in Organizational Leadership. His research interests include capacity building of agricultural colleges and programs in developing countries as well as the development of a unified methodology for assessing neurocognitive processing utilizing fMRI, psychophysiology, and eye-tracking technologies. He volunteers during summers for capacity building projects in developing countries, with service most recently in both West Africa and Asia.

You can contact Dr. Baker at (806) 834-6358 or matt.baker@ttu.edu.