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. Kimlyn Bender - Truett Seminary; Area of Research: 19th and 20th century theology with a particular specialty in the theology of Karl Barth, though his publications extend to include work in ethics and philosophy in addition to historical and systematic theology.
Dr. Phillip Donnelly - Great Texts Program; Area of Research: John Milton, Renaissance Literature, and History of Verbal Arts and Theology.
Dr. Trent Dougherty - Philosophy Department; Area of Research: The normativity of rationality, especially the relationship between conceptions of epistemic rationality and pragmatic rationality.
Dr. C. Stephen Evans - Philosophy Department; Area of Research: Kierkegaard, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of the Human Sciences, and Metaethics.
Dr. Luke Ferreter - English Department; Area of Research: Sylvia Plath; D. H. Lawrence; J. D. Salinger; Virginia Woolf; Zelda Fitzgerald; contemporary critical theory; postmodernism; 20th and 21st century women's writing; 20th and 21st century literature and theology; and the Bible as literature.
Dr. Michael Foley - Great Texts Program; Area of Research: Patristics; Augustine of Hippo.
Dr. John Haldane - Philosophy Department; Area of Research: Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion, Epistemology, History of Philosophy, and Moral Philosophy
Dr. David Lyle Jeffrey - Great Texts Program; Area of Research: Chaucer; Medieval Literature; and the Bible as Literature.
Dr. Robert Miner - Great Texts Program; Area of Research: History of medieval thought (particularly Thomas Aquinas); History of modern philosophy (particularly Bacon, Descartes, Hobbes, Vico, Nietzsche); and Philosophical psychology.
Dr. Daniel Nodes - Classics Department; Area of Research: Late Antiquity and the Early Medieval Period, Classical Tradition in the Renaissance.
Dr. Alexander Pruss - Philosophy Department; Area of Research: Metaphysics, Philosophy of Time, Philosophy of Religion, Sexual Ethics, and Mathematics
Dr. Richard Rankin Russell - English Department; Area of Research: Modern & Contemporary; British & Irish Literature; and Southern Literature.
Dr. David Wilhite - Truett Seminary; Area of Research: Patristics.