Matthew E. Baker

Professor of Geography and Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Dr. Matthew Baker received a PhD from the University of Michigan in 2002. He worked as Research Ecologist at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center before joining the faculty at Utah State University and then relocating to UMBC. His research interests involve employing geospatial applications to understand physical and chemical controls on the diversity and ecology of forests, streams, and wetlands. He lives and works in the Patapsco River watershed.

Experience

  • 2008–present
    Professor, Geography & Environmental Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • 2005–2008
    Assistant Professor, Utah State University
  • 2002–2005
    Research Ecologist, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Education

  • 2002 
    University of Michigan, Ph.D. (Aquatic Ecology)
  • 1996 
    University of Michigan, M.S. (Terrestrial Ecology)
  • 1992 
    Emory University, B.A. English and Ecology