Professor Thomas E. Baker was selected as “Professor of the Year” for 2011-12 in recognition of his “excellence in teaching” and his “devoted commitment to the students of the FIU College of Law.” This is the second consecutive year Baker has won the award that is announced at the annual Barristers’ Ball.
After the awards ceremony, Professor Baker said “ I am humbled and grateful to receive this award. It means a great deal to me, coming from my students.”
Baker is a popular and respected teacher who also has been elected as the graduation Hooding Professor four times. This year, he was recognized with two additional university-wide awards: “FIU Book Author” and “FIU Top Scholar.” He is the author of 14 books and more than 200 articles.