Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


Anni Baker

Anni Baker

Associate Professor of History
Henrietta Jennings Faculty Chair for Outstanding Teaching (2015-2020)

Ph.D., Boston College
B.A., University of Maryland

Main Interests

European military history; modern German and Russian history; the impact of U.S. military communities overseas after 1945; military societies.

Teaching Interests

Courses I teach regularly include:

I will be on sabbatical during the Fall 2011 semester. In Spring 2012 I will be teaching History of Russia, and a new upper-level course called Our Dumb Century.

Selected Publications, Creative Work, or Performances

Life in the U.S. Armed Forces: (Not) Just Another Job, Praeger (2008).

U.S. Soldiers Overseas: The Global Military Presence, Praeger (2004).

Wiesbaden and the Americans, 1945-2003, Wiesbaden StadtArchiv Verlag (2003).

Dissertation: "Unsere Amerikanischen Freunde?: The U.S. Air Force in Wiesbaden during the Vietnam Era, 1965-1975" (1997).