Holly Oxhandler, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development, Assistant Professor, Diana R. Garland School of Social Work · Baylor University

Oxhandler studies how to ethically & effectively assess and discuss clients’ religion/spirituality within health and mental health treatment

Religion and Spirituality in Clinical Practice Evidence-Based Practice Process Scale Development Mental Health (primarily Anxiety and Depression) Mentoring and Professional Development

Jeremy Everett, B.A., MDiv.

Senior Director of the Texas Hunger Initiative · Baylor University

The founder and executive director of the Texas Hunger Initiative (THI), a capacity-building, anti-hunger project within Baylor University

Poverty Hunger Policy National Hunger Issues Texas Hunger Initiative food insecurity

Shelby Garner, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nursing · Baylor University

Expert in clinical nursing research, including nursing simulation, mHealth, and nurse migration

Non-Communicable Diseases Mobile health apps Simulation in Nursing Education Clinical Nursing Research Healthcare Capacity

Emily Hunter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management, Hankamer School of Business · Baylor University

Negotiation and conflict management expert, revolutionizing the fundamentals of workplace psychology

Negotiation and conflict management Work-Family Issues Stress Work-family conflict and balance Workplace Deviance

Kelly Ylitalo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Public Health · Baylor University

An expert in Physical Functioning, Obesity and Diabetes, Survey Methodology, and Physical Activity.

Physical Activity Obesity and Diabetes Physical Functioning Survey Methodology

Allison Alford

Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Communication · Baylor University

Interpersonal and business communications expert and author who studies the roles of daughters and mothers in the family structure

Problem-Solving Conflict Resolution Interpersonal Communication Roles of Daughters Daughtering

James Ellor, Ph.D.

Professor of Social Work · Baylor University

Dr. Ellor works with older adults around issues of mental and spiritual health

Meaning Oriented (Logo) therapy The Role of the Church as Service Provider Training Needs for Paraprofessionals and Professionals Hunger among Older Adults Spiritual Assessment Among the Elderly

Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Dr. Divita's areas of research are fashion forecasting and trend contagion; and textile, apparel and retailing industry topics.

Retailing Fashion Merchandising Apparel Textile Sciences Fashion Forecasting

Candi Cann, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Baylor Interdiscipinary Core and Religion · Baylor University

Dr. Cann teaches World Cultures, Social World, World Religions, and Buddhism.

World Religions Buddhism Death and Dying Digital Afterlife Modern Mourning Practices

Annie T. Ginty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience · Baylor University

An expert in neuroimaging, psychophysiological, neuroendocrine, and epidemiological methods.

Health Psychology The Nervous System Epidemiological methods Neuroimaging Neuroendocrine Methods

Sarah Jane Pell, Ph.D.

Co-Chair ETTAS · Aquabatics Research Team initiative ARTi

Topical Team: Arts & Science at European Space Agency

Live Art Life Support Commercial Diving

Kirk Wakefield, B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.

Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Wakefield is the Edwin W. Streetman Professor of Retail Marketing at Baylor's Hankamer School of Business.

Sports Marketing Sports Branding Sports Psychology Team Sports Marketing Entertainment Marketing

Tyrha Lindsey-Warren

Clinical Assistant Professor of Marketing · Baylor University

Dr. Tyrha Lindsey-Warren studies consumer behavior and attitudes, multicultural media & advertising, movies and entertainment

Public Relations Edutainment Film & Television Development Marketing & Advertising Consumer Behavior

Marlene Neill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Professor Neill's research interests include internal communication, public relations management and ethics

Ethics in Advertising Ethics in Public Relations Strategic Communication Research Public Relations Ethics Public Relations Management

Charles Tolbert, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Tolbert's areas of research include social stratification, social demography, rural sociology and quantitative applications.

Small Businesses and Employee Loyalty Restructuring Financial Institutions in Rural/Non-Metro America Social Stratification Social Demography Rural Sociology

Angela Gorrell

Assistant Professor of Practical Theology · Baylor University

Author, theologian and expert in areas of theology and contemporary culture, education and formation, new media, and youth & emerging adults

Contemporary Visions of the Good and the Good Life Theology and Contemporary Culture Meaning-making and Storytelling Violence and Peacebuilding Teaching for Transformation

Michael Scullin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Professor Scullin’s research investigates how sleep physiology impacts memory, education, health, and aging.

Neuroscience Sleep Physiology Cognitive Neuroscience Sleep Neuroscience and Cognition Psychology

Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Sociology · Baylor University

Dr. Dougherty focuses on the impact of religion on other realms of social life such as community involvement, politics, and work

Religious Education Religion Sociology of Religion Religion Politics & Culture Facebook in Education

Kathy Krey, Ph.D.

Director of Research and Assistant Research Professor, Texas Hunger Initiative at Baylor University · Baylor University

Dr. Krey focuses on food security topics, including child nutrition programs, coalition building, and data analysis and mapping

Research Methods Nutrition Hunger Policy Social Work Data Analysis & Mapping

Jerry Park, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology · Baylor University

Jerry Park is an Associate Professor of Sociology and an Affiliate Fellow of the Institute for Studies on Religion at Baylor University.

Racial and Religious Minority Experiences Prejudice and Discrimination Identity Cultural Ideology and Cultural Capital Civic Participation