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Recent Faculty Research Fellows

The Institute is pleased to serve Baylor faculty scholars. Recent recipients of our Faculty Research Fellows include:


  • Bracy Hill, Department of History, "Texas, God, and Game: A Texas Heritage of Hunting, Sport, and Religion"
  • Marshall Mangusen, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, "Success is a Road, Not a Destination: Legends of Quarter Mile U"
  • Jeffrey Olafsen, Department of Physics, "Perspectives on the Beginning of IT at Baylor"
  • Lakia Scott, School of Education, "In Our Time: Reflections on the Black College Experience through a Multigenerational Lens"


  • Jean Boyd, School of Music, "The Many Places and Spaces of Western Swing: A Western Swing Diaspora"
  • Jacqueline-Bethel Mougoue', Department of History, "'When Women Wear Slacks': Domesticity, Aesthetics, and Gendered Nation Building in West Cameroon, 1960-1972"
  • Kevin Tankersley, Department of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media, "Larry Groth: Overseeing Waco for Ten Years"


  • Lewis Lummer, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, "Legacy of Rev. Carter Bearden, the Deaf Pioneering Pastor of America"
  • Angela Reed and Robert Creech, Truett Seminary, "Longevity in Congregational Vocational Ministry among Texas Baptists"


  • Guilherme Almeida, Department of Theater Arts, "Musical and Theological Education as Foreign Missions: The Brazilian Experience"
  • Marshall Magnusen, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation, "Training Giants: Al Vermeil, the Chicago Bulls, and the Story of Strength and Conditioning in the NBA"
  • Mia Moody-Ramirez and Cassy Burleson, Department of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media, "The Jasper Dragging Incident--Ten Years Later"


  • Tanya Brice, School of Social Work, "Called Out of Darkness: Race and the Churches of Christ"
  • Cassy Burleson and Mia Moody, Department of Journalism and Media Arts, "The Jasper Dragging Incident Ten Years Later"
  • Lorynn R. Divita, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, "Junior League of Waco: Seventy-Five Years of Community Heritage and Hope"
  • Sheila Gloer, School of Education, "Paisano Baptist Encampment: The Story of a Faith Community, Cowboy Style"

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