We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of the COVID-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.


Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning ...

Mar. 05, 2019

CNN senior political analyst John Avlon discusses his book, “Washington’s Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future ...

The Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious ...

Mar. 04, 2019

The Baker Institute Space Policy Program hosts a conversation with senior space policy fellow George W.S. Abbey ...

Oil and Gas Development in Guyana

Feb. 26, 2019

At this event, the Honorable Dominic Gaskin, the Minister of Business of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, ...

President Carter: The White House Years

Feb. 12, 2019

The Baker Institute hosts Stuart Eizenstat, chief domestic policy advisor to President Jimmy Carter, for a discussion ...

Energy Kingdoms: Oil and Political Survival ...

Feb. 06, 2019

At this event, energy fellow Jim Krane discusses his latest book, which describes the Gulf’s domestic energy ...

A Worthy Mission: Controlling Corruption in ...

Jan. 31, 2019

The Baker Institute Latin America Initiative and Mexico Center host a half-day conference on corruption control in ...

A Worthy Mission: Controlling Corruption in ...

Jan. 31, 2019

The Baker Institute Latin America Initiative and Mexico Center host a half-day conference on corruption control in ...

A Worthy Mission: Controlling Corruption in ...

Jan. 31, 2019

The Baker Institute Latin America Initiative and Mexico Center host a half-day conference on corruption control in ...

Just Medicine: A Cure for Racial ...

Jan. 23, 2019

At this event, Dayna Bowen Matthew, the William L. Matheson and Robert M. Morgenthau Distinguished Professor of ...

Edward P. Djerejian Speaks to Al ...

Jan. 04, 2019

Edward Djerejian, director of Rice University's Baker Institute and former ambassador to Israel and to Syria, discusses ...

Security and Well being: A New ...

Dec. 10, 2018

The Mexico Center hosts Genaro García Luna, former secretary of public security of Mexico, for a discussion ...

Prospects for Economic Growth in the ...

Dec. 07, 2018

The Baker Institute Center for Public Finance brings together world-renowned economists for a conference on the challenges ...

Maintaining Future Economic Growth

Dec. 06, 2018

The Baker Institute Center for Public Finance brings together world-renowned economists for a conference on the challenges ...

James A. Baker, III speaks to ...

Dec. 02, 2018

Baker Institute Honorary Chair James A. Baker, III, former Secretary of State, speaks to NBC's Meet the ...

James A. Baker, III speaks to ...

Dec. 02, 2018

Baker Institute Honorary Chair James A. Baker, III, former Secretary of State, speaks to Fox Sunday Morning ...