Dietra Wise Baker

Dietra Wise Baker

Visiting Professor of Community Engagement and Contextual Education
Director of Contextual Education

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Curriculum Vitae

Rev. Dr. Dietra Wise Baker is a Visiting Professor of Community Engagement and the Director Contextual Education at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO Dr. Baker is the lead organizer of MCU’s “Break the Pipeline” campaign aiming to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline in Missouri. Dr. Baker is certified anti-racism trainer for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and a trainer of faith-based community organizing in the Gamaliel network. Dr. Baker has a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C.; a Master of Divinity degree from Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO; and her Doctorate of Ministry in Preaching degree from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO. Dietra is married to Cornell R. Baker, they have a son Cornell A. (Deuce) Baker II, and she us a bonus mom to Alexis Baker.