Dr. Paul Baker
Dr. Paul K. Baker is currently Executive Director of the Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) in Raleigh, NC and Professor of History in the Department of History and Political Science at North Carolina A & T State University.
Devoted to service, Dr. Baker currently is a member of the Board of Directors for ArtsGreensboro. He has served on the boards of the Raleigh City Museum, South Carolina African American Heritage Commission and was appointed by Governor Beverly Perdue to the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Museum of History. He is a member of Watts Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
A native of Fairmont, North Carolina, Baker received the B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Art/African American Studies, M.A. from North Carolina State University in Public History and a Ph.D. from North Carolina A & T State University in Leadership Studies from the School of Education. Baker was a Gilder Lehrman Fellow in the Center for Slavery and Abolition at Yale University, Ford Fellow in the Carter G. Woodson Center at the University of Virginia and Oxford Roundtable Fellow at Oxford University in England. He completed Harvard University's Management Development Program and Cornell University's Program in Policy Development.