Pauline Baker
President Emeritus, Fund for Peace

Pauline Baker is President Emeritus of Fund for Peace, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. She has served as Professional Lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and as an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, specializing in conflict management, failed states and state building. Baker taught at the University of Lagos in Nigeria (1965 – 1972) and won a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship to conduct research in Southern Africa. She was also a Senior Associate for the Carnegie Endowment for Peace, a former Staff Director of the Africa Subcommittee for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Deputy Director of the Aspen Institute's Congressional Program. Baker holds an undergraduate degree from Douglass College, Rutgers University, and earned her master's, and doctorate degree with distinction, from UCLA.