Timothy Michael Baker

Academic Appointments
  • Assistant Dean of Faculty for Special Projects and Academic Advising Programs

  • Director of Pre-Major Advising

  • Senior Lecturer in Religion

Timothy M. Baker studies late antique and medieval religious history and manuscript traditions, with a particular emphasis on high medieval monastic theology and exegesis. He is currently working on a project that explores twelfth- and thirteenth-century Cistercian texts, investigating Cistercian interpretations of the monastery as a sacred space and a sacred bridge between the world of creation and the realm of the divine.  

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302 Parker House
HB 6201


  • Th.D., Harvard Divinity School, 2015
  • Diploma in Manuscript Studies, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies (Toronto), 2013
  • MTS, Harvard Divinity School, 2010
  • B.A., Dartmouth College, 2008