Andrew Baker, Ph.D.

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andrew baker

Associate Professor
Marine Biology & Ecology

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Andrew Baker is an Associate Professor of Marine Biology and Fisheries at the University of Miami. His research focuses on the responses of coral reefs to climate change. Andrew received his undergraduate degree from Cambridge University, graduating with a Double First in Natural Sciences (Zoology), before coming to the US on a Fulbright Scholarship in 1993. As a graduate student he was a Predoctoral Fellow of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama (1995) and a Doctoral Fellow of the Australian Museum (1997). After receiving his Ph.D. in Marine Biology from the University of Miami in 1999, he worked for the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), first at the New York Aquarium (1999-2000), and then in the Marine Program (2001-2005), where he was also a member of the adjunct faculty at Columbia University. In 2005 he returned to the University of Miami as an Assistant Professor, and became Associate Professor in 2010. He was named a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation in 2008 for his work on the adaptive response of reef corals to climate change.