Kristin Baese has an interest in and commitment to providing the best preparation for today's classroom teachers that is fueled by her personal experience as a classroom teacher. A graduate of Lipscomb University’s undergraduate and master’s programs, she taught in the Memphis area and in Metro Nashville Public Schools before returning to Lipscomb. She completed her doctoral studies in Education Leadership, Policy and Organization at Vanderbilt University. Her areas of interest include the social foundations of education and teacher preparation.
Baese lives in Nashville with her husband, Jon, and their twins, Rowan and Otto.