Erin Baker, PhD


Consulting + Research + Program Development + Grant Writing + DEI

People are weird.

We do weird things, we’ve created weird systems.

Let me help you decode them.



What is consuling anyway? Hiring a consultant can help you launch and sustain a project in ways you never imagined. Let me help you bring your project to life.

Project Development

Do you have a big idea and you aren’t quite sure where to take it? I can help guide you to your next steps and help connect you to helpful resources.


I have conducted qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research in the past.  Let me help you with your next research endeavor.



I have been teaching sociology for many years, from intro to advanced research methods. In each class, I bring relevance, applicatition, and hope to the table.

About Erin

Erin Baker is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Minot State University. Her research concentrates on the areas of mental health, motherhood, education, work, and family. She uses both qualitative and quantitative research to expand our understanding of the motivations of different families’ choices and how different types of families experience stress.