(Leonard Graham) Derek BAKER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1931-04-21
Education Christ's Hosp (open scholar), Oriel Coll Oxford (open major scholar, MA, BLitt)
Books & Publications
Recreations singing, climbing, pot-holing, camping, good company
Clubs Leander, Nat Lib
Style Prof Derek Baker
Career Capt Royal Signals 1950-52; Bishop Fraser res scholar Oriel Coll Oxford 1955-56, tutor Univ of Oxford (Oriel, Merton, Pembroke, Univ and New Colls) 1955-56, dir of history The Leys Sch Cambridge 1956-66, supervisor in history Univ of Cambridge 1957-59, lectr in medieval history Univ of Edinburgh 1966-79, headmaster Christ's Hosp 1979-85; Univ of N Texas: visiting prof of history 1986-94, asst dir Advanced Academic Programs 1990-94; Gladstone travelling scholarship 1956, schoolmaster fell Merton Coll Oxford 1966, Goldsmiths' Co scholarship 1966; dir/asst dir three Int Colloquia in Ecclesiastical History 1969-81, dir and organiser various confs Univ of N Texas, dir Assoc for Gen Educn International 1991-; visiting prof in history Univ of Houston 1992-, dir and ed Academia Publishing and Media 1992-; examiner: Oxford and Cambridge Examination Bd 1959, Cambridge Local Examination Bd 1960-65, Scottish Schs Examination Bd 1971-76, Univ of Glasgow 1973-77, Univ of Nottingham 1976; pres: Texas Medieval Assoc 1991-93, Mid-America Medieval Assoc 1991-92; memb: Br Nat Ctee of Historians 1977-81, Ctee Inst for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Univ of Edinburgh 1976-77, Methodist Archives Advsy Ctee 1976-77, Central Bureau Cmmn Internationale d'Histoire Ecclesiastique Comparée 1977-81 (sec then pres Br Sub-Cmmn 1969-81), Exec Bd (and monograph ed) Haskins Soc 1990-, Exec and Editorial Bds Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Assoc 1990-94; associate Manuscript Research Group Corpus Christi Coll Cambridge 1991-; given numerous lectures and papers, author/ed of numerous articles and other publications on medieval and ecclesiastical history; FRHistS 1969
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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