Janice M. Baker, Ph.D.

  • Department Chairperson

    Associate Professor

    • Office: Davis Hall, Room 205
    • E-mail: jmbaker@iup.edu
    • Office phone: 724-357-5675


    • B.S. – University of Pittsburgh, 1971 – Psychology
    • M.S. – W. Virginia University, 1975 – Special Education
    • Ph.D. – University of Pittsburgh, 1990 – Special Education

    Teaching Areas

    • EDEX 469/569 Education of Students with LD, EBD, and TBI
    • EDEX 222  Methods of Teaching Reading to Students with Disabilities
    • EDEX 481 Children and Adolescent Literature for Differential Instruction

    Professional Interests and Certification

    Educational services for students with learning and behavior problems

    Social and emotional learning with focus on self-awareness and self-regulation

    Best practices for teaching reading to students with learning disabilities

    Research Interests

    Dr. Baker’s research explores self-management techniques for students with behavior problems and stress management for teachers.