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