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Mark Baker

Associate Professor Emeritus

Department:     Information, Risk & Operations Management

Industry Areas:     Business Law

Research Areas:     International Business

Staff Profile


Baker, Mark B.
Associate Professor, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Mark Baker received his B.B.A. from the University of Miami and his J.D. from Southern Methodist University. His research interests include legal aspects of international terrorism, foreign investment law, and international contract negotiations. His teaching interest focuses on the legal environment of business.



Shining Star Teaching Award


Named by the Daily Texan as one of the recommended professors on campus


Mark B. Baker. 2005. Awakening The Sleeping Giant: Indian Investment Law and Policy in the 21st Century. Indiana Journal of International Law, forthcoming.

Mark B. Baker. 2005. The Technology Dog Ate My Job: The Dog-Eat-Dog World of Offshore Labor Outsourcing. The University of Florida Journal of International Law, forthcoming.

ark B. Baker. 2004. A Hard Rains A-Gonna Fall: Terrorism and Excused Contractual Performance in a Post 911 World. McGeorge University School of Law International Law Journal 17, 1-38.

Mark B. Baker. 2001. Tightening the Toothless Vise: Codes of Conduct and the American Multinational Enterprise. University of Wisconsin International Law Review 20, 89-142.

Mark B. Baker. 2000. Flying Over the Judicial Hump: A Human Rights Drama Featuring Burma, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, WTO, and the Federal Courts. Law and Policy in International Business Journal 132, 57-107.

Mark B. Baker. 1999. Privatization in the Developing World: Panacea to the Economic Ills of the World or Prescription Overused. New York Law School Journal of International Law 18, 233-267.

Mark B. Baker. 1998. Lost in the Judicial Wilderness: The Stateless Corporation After Matimak Trading. Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business 19, 130-170.

Mark B. Baker. 1998. The Sky is Falling (Or is it?): International Contracts and the Y2K Problem. Vanderbilt Journal of International Law 32, 347-390.

Mark B. Baker. 1997. Integration of the Americas: A Latin Renaissance or a Prescription for Disaster. Journal of International and Comparative Law 11, 309-346.

Mark B. Baker. 1995. Forgotten Legal China. Houston Journal of International Law 17, 363-397.

Mark B. Baker. 1995. Whither Weltover: Has the U.S. Supreme Court Clarified or Confused the Foreign Sovereign Immunities. Temple University of Journal of International and Comparative Law 9, 1-25.

Mark B. Baker. 1993. Private Codes of Conduct for Multinational: Should the Fox Guard the Henhouse? Inter-American Law Review 24, 399-433.

Mark B. Baker. 1991. An Analysis of Foreign Investment Law: Proposals for Striking a Balance Between Foreign Investment and Political Stability. Inter-American Law Review 23, 1-38.

Mark B. Baker. 1991. Restructuring the Judicial Evaluation of Employed Inventors Rights. Saint Louis University Law Journal 35, 399-433.

Mark B. Baker, A. Charnes, and L. Lin. 1990. Foreign Banks in China: The Legal Framework. China Law Reporter 6, 87-102.

Mark B. Baker. 1990. Updating the Foreign Agents Registration Act to Meet the Current Economic Threat to National Security. Texas International Law Journal 25, 23-41.

Mark B. Baker. 1988. Debt Equity Swaps and Mexican Law. Northwestern University Journal of Law and Business 9, 333-354.

Mark B. Baker. 1987. Article 51 Revisited; A Call to Amend the United Nations Charter. Houston Journal of International Law 10, 25-49.

Mark B. Baker. 1987. The Western European Legal Response to Terrorism. Brooklyn University International Law Journal 13, 1-24.

Mark B. Baker. 1986. CBI vs. CARICOM: The Interplay Between Two International Law Instruments. North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 11, 1-18.

Mark B. Baker. 1985. Redefining U.S. Taxation of International Entities: The Unitary Tax Controversy (A Constitutional Approach). University of Denver Journal of International Law and Policy 14, 35-57.

Mark B. Baker. 1985. The South American Legal Response to Terrorism. Boston University International Law Journal 3, 66-97.

Mark B. Baker, Bill M. Shaw, and Sandra Hurd. 1984. Corporate Political Speech and the First Amendment. Oklahoma City University Law Review 9, 271-291.

Mark B. Baker and Bill M. Shaw. 1983. Amendment of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 15, 627-652.

Mark B. Baker. 1983. Jurisdictional Uncertainty: The American Foreign Trade Zone. University of North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation 8, 239-258.

Mark B. Baker. 1982. Private International Law and the International Business Environment. North Atlantic Regional Business Law Review 15, 3-12.

Mark B. Baker. 1971. Legal Analysis, Research, and Preparation of Drafts of Several Chapters, in American Government and Business, H.H. Liebhafsky, ed. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons.