Stanford Experts

Keith Baker

Title:
Professor of History

Email:
kbaker@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 723-2791

Website:
https://profiles.stanford.edu/keith-baker

Description

Keith Baker is one of the world’s foremost historians of 18th-century France. His research focuses on intellectual history and the history of political culture. His research on the cultural and political origins of the French Revolution has made important contributions to the development of a new understanding of that event and of its significance for the creation of modern politics. He is the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor in Humanities and Jean-Paul Gimon Director of the France-Stanford Center.