"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
In an effort to stimulate the exchange of knowledge and ideas among faculty at Juniata, Baker Institute hosts a series of Integrative Faculty Seminars each semester.
Why do some soldiers say “no”?
An intergenerational dialogue exploring why and how six former U.S. Navy Officers, while on active duty in the late 60′s and early 70′s, drew a line for themselves that they would not cross, and how their stories relate to activism today.
Ellsberg delivered poignant insight on current controversies surrounding surveillance and recent leaks of classified information by Chelsea Manning and Edwards Snowden. His breadth of knowledge and incisive analysis elicited a sharp wake up call to the threats posed by bulk
“On the Future of International Education: Peace, Justice, and the Development of Global Civil Society.” The 8th Ron Moffatt Seminar on International Education will be held in Washington DC at American University this year.
January 30, 2014, The Baker Institute is bringing Daniel Ellsberg, renowned whistleblower who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, to campus early next semester. He will speak on Surveillance and Secrecy.