Sherry Baker received a Ph.D. in communications history, law and ethics from University of Utah (1994), and both an M.S. (1988) and B.A. (1984) in mass communications, also from the University of Utah. She teaches both graduate and undergraduate classes, focusing primarily on communications law and ethics. Her research interests include the ethics of persuasion (public relations, advertising, marketing) and Mormon media history.
Baker’s publications include articles in Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Mass Media Ethics; Research in Marketing; BYU Studies; Encyclopedia of International Media Communications; College Media Review; Case Studies in Media Management; Women’s Press Organizations, 1881-1999; and Business Ethics: The Annual Editions Series.