Carl W. Baker

Carl W. Baker
  • Carl Baker is the director of programs and coeditor of Comparative Connections at Pacific Forum CSIS in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is also an adjunct professor at Hawaii Pacific University. Previously, he was on the faculty at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies where he lectured and conducted seminars on a variety of security-related topics and led an advanced study course in conflict and negotiations. Mr. Baker has extensive experience in Korea, having served as an international political-military affairs officer for the UN Military Armistice Commission and as a political and economic intelligence analyst for U.S. Forces Korea. He has also lived for extended periods and served in a variety of military staff assignments in Japan, the Philippines, and Guam. A graduate of the U.S. Air War College, he also holds an M.A. in public administration from the University of Oklahoma and a B.A. in anthropology from the University of Iowa.