Faculty Steward

Dr. Jason Whitt
Faculty Steward

Jason_Whitt@baylor.edu

Senior Lecturer of Medical Humanities in the Honors Program

Education

  • B.A. in Religion at Baylor University, 1996
  • Master of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1999
  • Ph.D. in Theology at Baylor University, 2008

 

About Dr. Whitt:

Dr. Jason D. Whitt became a Senior Lecturer in the Honors Program in August, 2018. He served as associate director of Baylor’s Institute for Faith and Learning and as adjunct faculty in the Medical Humanities Program from 2009 to 2018. He teaches courses in Medical Humanities and coordinates the annual Baylor Medical Ethics Seminar for physicians, administrators and other health care professionals. He is a co-director of the William Carey Crane Scholars Program and a faculty mentor for Christian Pre-Health Fellowship. As an ordained Baptist minister, he served as a youth minister and hospice chaplain before coming to Baylor. Dr. Whitt is a native of Fort Worth. He and his wife Maggie have two children, Henry and Camille.

 

The role of Faculty Steward:

The title of Faculty Steward is reserved for Faculty-In-Residence at each of Baylor's three Residential Colleges. Uniquely situated in centers of high academic achievement and strong community character, the Faculty Steward connects the residential experience to the life of the mind and broader university academics. Forming friendships with students and fellow staff, they have the unique opportunity to participate in student development both by fostering scholastic pursuit and the formation of personhood best accomplished by life in a community of friends.