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

Tyler Smith, Ph.D., CFLE

Dr. Horner


Sr. Lecturer & Division Leader for Child and Family Studies
Child & Family Studies Program Coordinator









  • Ph.D., Trinity College & Seminary
  • M.S., University of Missouri
  • B.A., Univeristy of Missouri




Child and Family Studies, Courses Currently Teaching:




  • Child Development
  • Child and Family Advocacy
  • Child and Family Ministry
  • Families in Global Perspective
  • Individual and Family Development
  • Resource Management
  • Theories of Family Development
  • Social World (taught in the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core - BIC)




Areas of Interest:


Dr. Smith's service efforts primarily focus on local and state efforts that advocate for and empower children and families through:



  • Policy and Legislation
  • Community Development
  • Nonprofit Effectiveness
  • Collectivism in Child and Family Development
  • Work/Life