Historical Studies Faculty

Doug Weaver, Ph.D.
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor
Dr. Weaver's research focuses on Baptist history and also Pentecostalism.
William L. Pitts, Ph.D.
Dr. Pitts' research interests include Baptist history and American religious history.
David Whitford, Ph.D.
Dr. Whitford's research and writing explores the social, cultural, and political impact of the European Reformations of the sixteenth century.

Historical Studies Affiliated Faculty

Baylor University has a wealth of resources among its faculty across many disciplines. Featured below are Affiliated Faculty members from other departments and schools who have served as outside readers on our dissertations. We invite you to click on the names of these Affiliated Faculty to learn more about their area of expertise.

Dr. Beth Allison Barr - History Department; Area of Research: Women and gender identity in medieval and early modern English sermons.

Dr. Brian Brewer - Truett Seminary; Area of Research: The Reformation and post-Reformation periods of Christianity; sacramental theology within Anabaptist writings, Martin Luther's works, and that of other reformers in the sixteenth century and the subsequent Free Church movements.

Dr. Barry G. Hankins - History Department; Area of Research: Religion and American culture; Protestant Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism; and Church & State in American History.

Dr. Heidi J. Hornik - Art Department; Area of Research: Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art History.

Dr. Philip Jenkins - History Department; Area of Research: Global Christianity, past and present; new and emerging religious movements; and twentieth century US history, chiefly post-1975.

Dr. Kimberly R. Kellison - History Department; Area of Research: American South; Civil War and Reconstruction; and Religion in the American South.

Dr. Thomas S. Kidd - History Department; Area of Research: Early America and American Religion.

Dr. Joseph Stubenrauch - History Department; Area of Research: Focus on the intersection between evangelicalism and the transitions of modernity in Britain, 1780-1851.

Dr. William Weaver - Great Texts Program; Area of Research: Renaissance Humanism, Early Modern English Poetry, Classical Tradition, and History of Rhetoric.

Dr. David Wilhite - Truett Seminary; Area of Research: Patristics.