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Dr. Janet Ann Baker

Dr. Janet Ann Baker
Department Chair
National University
(858) 642-8472

Janet Baker, Chair of the Department of Arts and Humanities, received her PhD in English from the University of Florida in Gainesville. She founded National University’s MA English program, which was the world’s first one-hundred percent online English master’s program, and she served as Lead Faculty of that pioneering program for its first eight years. Dr. Baker teaches the English Capstone Course, and is a past recipient of the university’s Distinguished Teaching Award. She is the author of three chapbooks of poetry and has published over a hundred poems in literary journals and anthologies.



Ph.D. English
University of Florida