David Baker

 

 


 

David Baker studied under David Christian at Macquarie University, and completed the first Big History PhD in the world. He has taught Big History for several years at Macquarie and the University of Amsterdam, and designed new courses. His research specialties are complexity, Universal Darwinism, cultural evolution, and mathematical patterns in human history. He is writer of the Youtube series Crashcourse Big History, hosted by John and Hank Green. He is a curriculum writer for the Big History Project. David has published several scholarly articles on Big History, collaborated with leading physicists and biologists, has co-edited two scholarly collections, and is currently working on publishing his research as a book.




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Dec 5th 2016

We currently face unprecedented challenges on a global scale. These problems do not neatly fall into disciplines. They are complicated, complex, and connected. Join us on this epic journey of 13.8 billion years starting at the Big Bang and travelling through time all the way to the future. Discover the connections in our world, the power of collective learning, how our universe and our world has evolved from incredible simplicity to ever-increasing complexity.

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