Baylor University
Family & Consumer Sciences
Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences


Full-Time Faculty

We have a diverse, accomplished faculty in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Baylor University. Many of them also accomplish great things beyond the department. Please refer to the list of their recent accomplishments:



Rinn M. Cloud, Ph.D., Department Chair
Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Chair, Family and Consumer Sciences
Mary Gibbs Jones Endowed Chair in Textile Science
(254) 710-6266
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Maria Boccia, Ph.D.
Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Child and Family Studies
(254) 710-6193
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Michelle Brown, M.A., IIDA, IDEC, NCIDQ
Sr. Lecturer & Division Leader in Family and Consumer Sciences
Interior Design Technology Coordinator
(254) 710-6260
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Rochelle R. Brunson, Ph.D.
Sr. Lecturer & Division Leader in Family and Consumer Sciences
Apparel Merchandising Program Coordinator
(254) 710-1485
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Barbara Crosby, M.S.
Director, Piper Child Development Center
Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences
(254_ 710-2600
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Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Apparel Merchandising
(254) 710-6265
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Mary Elliott, M. Ed.
Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences
Apparel Design and Product Development
(254)710-3992
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Jaynie Lewis Fader, M.S.
Sr. Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences
Apparel Design and Product Development
(254) 710-1740
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Leigh Greathouse, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Nutrition Sciences
(254) 710-7619
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Elise King, MID, M.A.
Assistant Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences
Interior Design
(254) 710-3295
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Nicole McAninch, Ph.D., MSW
Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences
Child and Family Studies
(254) 710-4273
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Karen Melton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences
Child and Family Studies
(254) 710-1227
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Christine Mobley
Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences
Interior Design
(254)710-7255
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Joyce Nuner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Child and Family Studies
(254) 710-6263
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Tyler Smith, Ph.D., CFLE
Sr. Lecturer & Division Leader in Family and Consumer Sciences
Child and Family Studies Program Coordinator
(254) 710-6261
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Ann Theriot, M.A.
Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences
Interior Design
(254)710-6259
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Janelle Walter, Ph.D., RD, C.F.C.S.
Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Nutrition Sciences Program Coordinator
(254) 710-6257
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Suzy Weems, Ph.D., RD, CSSD, LD, CFCS
Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Graduate Program Director for Nutrition Sciences
(254) 710-6003
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Stan Wilfong, M.S., R.D., L.D.
Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences
Nutrition Sciences
(254) 710-3938
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Jay Yoo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Apparel Merchandising
(254) 710-3630
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Adjunct Faculty