Rebecca Baker is a professor, actor and licensed speech-language pathologist. Before returning to the theatre faculty in 2000, she managed a hospital-based professional voice clinic. As a theatre professor and director of campus productions, she focuses on vocal arts for performance. She is active in community and church theatre, as a speaker in women’s ministry, and has performed in film and video. She co-authored the book When You Don’t See His Plan, featuring Nadine Hennesey, who graduated from Cedarville and is now opening the innovative Kosovo Leadership Academy. 

Education and Credentials

  • M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, University of Cincinnati
  • M.A. in Interpretative Speech Performance, Bob Jones University
  • B.A. in Interpretative Speech Performance, Bob Jones University


  • Family: her husband, Wes, and their four children — Vanessa, Nathan, Katie, and Elizabeth.   
  • Culinary arts
  • Gardening
  • Why Cedarville? I was drawn to the energy of a strong professional theatre program based on a solid Christian foundation that honors God in choices of productions and ethics. I am excited to work with students who want to use their talents to make a difference as lights in their culture.  

Contact Information

Expert Topics

  • Dialects
  • Integration of Faith and Art in Theatre
  • Speech Therapy
  • Vocal Coaching for Professionals