"It's our task at the Baker Institute and Juniata College to insure that we develop a realism that not only takes account of the world we're living in now, but more importantly, the world we want to live in and can create with commitment and intelligence."
- Dr. James Skelly, Institute Director

News and Updates from Baker


Juniata Model United Nations Conference 2014

Welcome to the Juniata Model United Nations blog!   You can follow here as our Juniata club prepares for the national MUN conference, and then for the following highschool conference at Juniata. We will post updates and relevant information for


Baker Professor Polly Walker receives Juniata grant to apply Systems Theory in Conflict Resolution

Baker Assistant Professor Polly Walker recently received a grant from Juniata College through the Innovative Educational Initiatives Program. She is advocating a paradigm shift in Peace and Conflict Studies, proposing to incorporate the growing momentum for systems theory approaches to conflict resolution theory and practice into the PACS curriculum.

Students gathered around Daniel Ellsberg after he spoke in Rosenberger Auditorium on January 30th.

Daniel Ellsberg visited Juniata in late January

The Baker Institute brought Daniel Ellsberg, renowned whistleblower who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, to campus to speak about “Surveillance and Secrecy.”