Dr Baker joined the sociology department at City, University of London, in 2014. Since completing her doctorate she has held research positions at the Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay, the University of Western Sydney and Goldsmiths, as well as a visiting lectureship at the University of Greenwich, UK.
Her research explores the relationship between technology, culture and society. She is interested in how people connect and communicate online, particularly on social media.
Her current research examines how knowledge, expertise and authority are constructed online in the context of health and medicine.