Bakker was born in 1958 in Amsterdam. He obtained his PhD from Leiden University in 1988. Bakker was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences for several months in 1992. He lectured at Leiden University, University of Virginia, University of Texas at Austin, and the Université de Montréal before starting at Yale University in 2004.
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