Prof. Baver teaches at the City College of New York, where she has served as the Director of the CCNY Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program. She has written The Political Economy of Colonialism: The State and Industrialization in Puerto Rico
. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1993; and co-edited Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition
. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University Press, 1996. She is completing a manuscript (co-edited with Barbara D. Lynch), Caribbean Environmental Issues: Beyond Sun and Sand
. Professor Baver has received various CUNY awards and two Fulbrights to Latin America.