Top StoriesUSA Today: Entrepreneurs opt to do business by the good book
Nov. 18, 2013
Article on the spirituality of various entrepreneurs cites a Baylor study that showed entrepreneurs tend to pray more frequently and see God as more personal than others. Quoted in the article is Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D., associate professor sociology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences. Other researchers included Mitchell J. Neubert, Ph.D., associate professor and Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business in the Hankamer School of Business; Jerry Z. Park, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology; and Jenna Griebel, doctoral candidate in sociology. (This story resulted from the original news release from June 4, 2013, by Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, who is responsible for covering sociology.)
Harvard Business Review: Entrepreneurs Feel Closer to God Than the Rest of Us Do
Oct. 1, 2013
Interview with Mitchell J. Neubert, Ph.D., associate professor of management and entrepreneurship and Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business in the Hankamer School of Business, on his research conducted with Kevin Dougherty and Jerry Park, both associate professors of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Jenna Griebel, research assistant and Ph.D. student in the department of sociology, that found that American entrepreneurs pray more, see God as personal and attend services that support business.
ScienceBlog.com: Southerners Are Less Trusting, But Trust Needed to Save the Environment
July 31, 2013
A new study from Baylor University found that overall, Southerners are less trusting than Northerners and are therefore less likely to cooperate in pro-environment efforts. Quoted is researcher Kyle Irwin, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Sociology Department in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Southerners Are Less Trusting, but People Who Trust Are More Likely to Cooperate to Save the Environment, Baylor Study Shows
WACO, Texas (July 30, 2013) -- Southerners are generally not as trusting as people who live in other parts of the country, but trusting people are more likely to cooperate in recycling, buying green products and conserving water, a new Baylor University study on environmental protection shows.
Entrepreneurs Pray More, See God as Personal, Baylor Researchers Find
Science Blog: Entrepreneurs pray more, see God as personal, Baylor researchers find
June 5, 2013
Analysis of the latest Baylor Religion Survey data found that American entrepreneurs pray more, see God as personal and attend services that support business. Quoted are Mitchell J. Neubert, Ph.D., associate professor of management and entrepreneurship and Chavanne Chair of Christian Ethics in Business in the Hankamer School of Business, and Kevin Dougherty, Ph.D., associate professor of sociology in Baylor's College of Arts & Sciences.
Women in Academia Report: A Trio of Women Named to Positions as Deans
August 17, 2012
Robyn L. Driskell, Ph.D., has been named divisional dean for humanities and social sciences of the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor.
Waco Tribune-Herald: Baylor study shows McLennan County residents feel safer in neighborhoods at night
August 9, 2012
More McLennan County residents feel safer moving around their neighborhoods at night than they did two years ago, according to a survey conducted by Baylor University researchers.
Survey Shows Waco, McLennan County Residents Feeling Safer at Night
Washington Post: Is the GOP about to have an (Asian American) evangelical problem?
August 3, 2012
Dr. Jerry Park, associate professor of sociology at Baylor, co-authored this column discussing the religious and political views of Asian Americans.