Baker, Matt individual record
Professor and Department Head
overview

Mathew (Matt) Baker is a professor and department head in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications at Texas A&M University. Baker's research interests include physiological and anatomical antecedents of consumer messages. Currently, Baker teaches graduate-level coursework in research design and data analysis and has a 40% appointment in Texas AgriLife Research. He was employed as a faculty member at Texas Tech for 19 years where he also served as a dean and department chair. Baker also has experience as an extension evaluation specialist and faculty member at the University of Florida and was on faculty at California State Polytechnic University. He has served as an expert evaluator in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and throughout the U.S. Baker is a member of the American Evaluation Association, the American Association for Agricultural Education, and the Association of International Agricultural and Extension Education. He received a B.S. and M.Ed. from Texas Tech University and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles49
  • Ahn, J., Briers, G., Baker, M., Price, E., Djebou, D., Strong, R., Pina, M., & Kibriya, S. (2022). Food security and agricultural challenges in West-African rural communities: a machine learning analysis. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD PROPERTIES. 25(1), 827-844.
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  • Baker, M. T., Lu, P., Parrella, J. A., & Leggette, H. R. (2022). Investigating the Effect of Consumers' Knowledge on Their Acceptance of Functional Foods: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. Foods. 11(8), 1135-1135.
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  • Ahn, J., Briers, G., Baker, M., Price, E., Strong, R., Pia, M., Zickafoose, A., & Lu, P. (2022). Radio Communications on Family Planning: Case of West Africa.. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 19(8), 4577-4577.
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  • Baker, M. T., Lu, P., Parrella, J. A., & Leggette, H. R. (2022). Consumer Acceptance toward Functional Foods: A Scoping Review.. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 19(3), 1217-1217.
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  • Gikunda, R., Jepkurui, M., Kiptoo, S., & Baker, M. (2022). Quality of climate-smart agricultural advice offered by private and public sectors extensionists in Mbeere North Sub-County, Kenya. Advancements in Agricultural Development. 3(1), 32-42.
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Conference Papers8
  • Lu, P., Baker, M., & Burris, S. (2020). The Correlation of Critical Thinking Style and Critical Thinking Attitude Among Agriculture Undergraduate Students. AIAEE 2020, Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education Annual Conference. 212-215.
  • Lu, P., Burris, S., & Baker, M. (2020). Cultural Difference in Critical Thinking Style: A Comparison of U.S. and Chinese Agriculture Undergraduate Students. AIAEE 2020, Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education Annual Conference. 208-211.
  • Englishbey, A., Dinh, T., Hill, N., Lawson, C., Opat, K., Oyugi, M., & Baker, M. (2020). Do Shopping and Consumer Habits Influence Confidence in the Safety of Meat Products in Vietnam?. AIAEE 2020, Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education Annual Conference. 336-339.
  • Schroeder, S., Spradlin, S., Burris, S., Baker, M., & Rayfield, J. (2020). Emotional and Psychophysiological Responses During Cognition.. Proceedings of the Annual National Research Conference. American Association for Agricultural Education, Annual National Research Conference. American Association for Agricultural Education.
  • Gikunda, R., Lawver, D. E., Baker, M., & Boren-Alpizar, A. E. (2020). Spatial Patterns of Adoption of Sustainable Organic Agricultural Practices in Central Kenya. AIAEE 2020, Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education Annual Conference. 311-314.
Repository Documents / Preprints2
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  • Baker, M. T., Lu, P., Perrella, J., & Leggette, H. (2021). Consumer Acceptance Toward Functional Foods: A Scoping Review.
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chaired theses and dissertations
Email
mabaker@tamu.edu
First Name
Matt
Last Name
Baker