• B.A., Ouachita Baptist University
  • M.A., The Graduate Center - City University of New York
  • Ph.D., The Graduate Center - City University of New York


  • 2013 - Present, Assistant Professor of Biology, Malone University
  • 2013, Adjunct Assistant professor, la Guardia Community College, NY
  • 2012 - 2013, Adjunct Instructor, Queens College, NY
  • 2006 - 2011, Teaching Assistant, Queens College, NY
  • 2008, Adjunct lecturer, la Guardia Community College, NY

Teaching Assignments

  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Vertebrate Zoology
  • Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Ecology
  • Animal Behavior

Recent Scholarly Work

  • Baker, M., Hossain, K., Zabierek, K., Collie, K., Alyokhin, A., Mota-Sanchez, D. & Whalon, M. 2014. Geographic variation in cannibalism in Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) populations. Environmental Entomology, 43, 102-109.
  • Collie, K., Kim, S.J. & Baker, M.B. 2013.  Fitness consequences of sibling egg cannibalism by neonates of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Animal Behaviour, 85, 329-338.


I enjoy music, cooking, exercising, being outdoors, and spending time with friends. I love animals of all kinds, including my three cats, and I breed zebra finches as a hobby.