Baker, Christina (1939 - 2013)

Genre: Non-Fiction

Christina Looper Baker was born in Gastonia, NC, received her BA from Furman University, her MA in teaching from Duke University and her doctorate from the Union Institute. She taught English and women's studies in the University of Maine system for 25 years and received the Presidential Outstanding Teaching Award. She was elected to Maine House of Representatives for three terms (1996-98). She was a co-sponsor of the law which requires Maine's native history and culture be taught in public schools. She was described as the "de facto leader" of the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission Communications Subcommittee. She lived in Bass Harbor, ME.


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