Christina Baker-Foley

Professor, American Multicultural Studies

Christina Baker

Christina Baker is an Associate Professor of American Multicultural Studies at Sonoma State University. She enjoys teaching courses that focus on film/media and education from an intersectional perspective that highlights the relationship between race and gender. She has published articles in several peer-reviewed journals, such as Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, Social Psychology of Education, Journal of College Student Development, The Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, and Women, Gender, & Families of Color. She is also the author of Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance (The Ohio State University Press, 2018), which is the first book-length analysis of representations of Black femaleness in the films of Black women filmmakers.


Ph.D. Sociology, 2007, University of California, Irvine