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

Dr. Walter


Janelle M. Walter, Ph.D., RD, C.F.C.S.

Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences

Nutrition Sciences Program Coordinator

Contact Information

Telephone:(254)710-6257
Email: Janelle_Walter@baylor.edu
Facebook: www.facebook.com/janelle.walter.16/
Office: 112 Mary Gibbs Jones Building
Mailing Address: One Bear Place #97346, Waco, TX 76798

Education:

  • Ph.D., Iowa State University
  • M.Ed., University of Houston
  • B.S., University of Houston

Nutrition Sciences:

  • Nutrition
  • Food Science/Advanced Food Science
  • Meal Management
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Experimental Foods
  • Methods of Teaching Family and Consumer Sciences

Areas of Interest and Research:

  • Food Science
  • Food Acceptability
  • Barriers to Home Food Preparation
  • Adolescent Eating Behaviors

Associations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Background:

Born in Houston, Tx., attended University of Houston for a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree; taught for Houston Independent 6.5 yrs; Graduated from Iowa State University in 1978; Worked for the State Board of Education 1 yr as a nutrition consultant. I have taught at Baylor for 34 years.

Courses:

  • Food Science
  • Intro to Food Delivery
  • Life Cycle Nutrition
  • Experimental Foods
  • Nutrition

Teaching Interests:

  • The Lost Art of Home Food Preparation
  • Food Costing
  • Food Management

Research:

    Effect of sugar substitutes on food quality