Maxine Baker is an American professor of Biology at San Francisco State University. When not teaching or campaigning for animal rights, she fights crime under the costumed mantle of Animal Woman.
Maxine grew up in a rather unusual household with a superhero for a father and an alien princess for a babysitter.
Maxine studied Biology at San Diego State University and was a member of the college basketball team. It was there that she met her partner Ginny Germanotta.
Maxine now lectures in Biology at San Francisco State University.
Maxine is a cheerful, practical sort of person.
She is absolutely devoted to Ginny and tries to spend as much time with her as possible.