Teacher fellows

Colin Baker

I am the Assistant Director of K-12 Education and Outreach at Virginia Tech’s European Union center, CEUTTSS (Center for European Union, Transatlantic and Trans-European Space Studies). He leads and develops CEUTTSS many K-12 programs involving Virginia and mid-Atlantic regional teachers, but I also lead an¬†annual EU Council Debate at VT for local high school students, and coordinates several collaborative partnerships with European teachers, schools and organizations. ¬†I have ¬†been collaborating with the EU Jean Monnet network since 2016.

I earned an M.A. Honours in Politiacs and Modern History at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and an M.Sc.Ed, (Secondary Education) at Old Dominion University, Virginia. I recently served as Co-Chair of the College Board’s AP European History National Development Committee helping lead the development of the course in the US. I am also an Exam Leader leading the scoring of the AP European History exam.

A native of Scotland, I have been involved in a number of US grant-funded EU/modern European research trips/grants, conferences and studies. As the US Editor for Parallel Histories, I am is looking forward to continuing supporting the vital US-European Transatlantic relationship by helping provide support for innovative educational materials and strategies for teachers on both sides of the Atlantic.

Colin Baker

I am the Assistant Director of K-12 Education and Outreach at Virginia Tech’s European Union center, CEUTTSS (Center for European Union, Transatlantic and Trans-European Space Studies). He leads and develops CEUTTSS many K-12 programs involving Virginia and mid-Atlantic regional teachers, but I also lead an¬†annual EU Council Debate at VT for local high school students, and coordinates several collaborative partnerships with European teachers, schools and organizations. ¬†I have ¬†been collaborating with the EU Jean Monnet network since 2016.

I earned an M.A. Honours in Politiacs and Modern History at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and an M.Sc.Ed, (Secondary Education) at Old Dominion University, Virginia. I recently served as Co-Chair of the College Board’s AP European History National Development Committee helping lead the development of the course in the US. I am also an Exam Leader leading the scoring of the AP European History exam.

A native of Scotland, I have been involved in a number of US grant-funded EU/modern European research trips/grants, conferences and studies. As the US Editor for Parallel Histories, I am is looking forward to continuing supporting the vital US-European Transatlantic relationship by helping provide support for innovative educational materials and strategies for teachers on both sides of the Atlantic.