Special Collections Teaching Fellowships

Due to the uncertainty of the effects of the coronavirus on Baylor and the Libraries, we will not be accepting applications for Special Collections Teaching Fellows for summer 2020. We will, however, accept applications in the spring for summer 2021.

Each year, the Baylor Libraries offer teaching fellowships to support excellence in teaching and learning and provide opportunities for original research by encouraging the use of rare books, archives, and other special collections materials in Baylor graduate and undergraduate curricula.

Fellowships are available for full-time Baylor faculty members (including tenured and tenure-track faculty, regular lecturers and senior lecturers) and graduate teaching assistants (teachers of record). Fellowship recipients will receive a stipend of $1,000 (after taxes). Past recipients of teaching fellowships who wish to explore additional possibilities are eligible to reapply. Preference, however, may be given to first-time applicants.

For details on fellowship requirements and application procedures, click on the library or collection of interest below.

Armstrong Browning Library

A research center and museum devoted to the study of the lives and works of Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, with significant holdings regarding literature and culture in Britain and America from 1800-1900.

Baylor Collections of Political Materials at the W.R. Poage Legislative Library

A congressional archive featuring research materials that document political leadership, political organizations, and the work of government, including the papers of U.S. congressional representatives, Texas legislators, judges and local officials.

Baylor Libraries Digital Collections (LATS)

Digitization and Digital Preservation within Library and Academic Technology Services (LATS) creates, supports and promotes our digital collections, which feature more than 70 collections derived from archival materials held by Baylor University that span a broad spectrum of topics. [Please note: LATS is not accepting proposals for summer 2020]

Moody Library Special Collections

These collections include rare books, manuscripts, book arts, scholars' libraries, archives, and early printed music. The collections are particularly strong in rare Bible versions, hymnals, early American popular sheet music, and significant American imprints.

Institute for Oral History

With approximately 6,500 oral histories covering a wide variety of subjects, the Institute for Oral History holds concentrations of interview collections in areas such as religion and culture, civil rights, the arts, historic preservation, rural life, women's studies, economics, law, immigration, education, and politics.

The Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society

This research collection contains materials documenting religious persecution in communist, post-communist and other totalitarian societies with particular focus on the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.

The Texas Collection

A research library that collects materials documenting the history, heritage, and culture of Texas and serves as home to the University Archives, which collects records of enduring value related to the history of Baylor University.

For general questions about the Special Collections Teaching Fellows Program, contact Jennifer Borderud, Director of the Armstrong Browning Library.


Special Collections Teaching Fellows Past Recipients

2019

Stephanie Boddie, Ph.D., Diana R. Garland School of Social Work
Lorynn Divita, Ph.D., Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Jennifer Hargrave, Ph.D., Department of English
Adrienne Harris, Ph.D., Modern Languages and Cultures
Nathan Hays, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Religion
Chad Houk, Doctoral Candidate, Center for Christian Music Studies
Joel Iliff, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History
Mikeal Parsons, Ph.D., Department of Religion
Charles Ramsey, Ph.D., Baptist Student Ministries
Daniel Watkins, Ph.D., Department of History

2018

Ginger Hanchey, Ph.D., Department of English
Joel Iliff, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History
Julie Holcomb, Department of Museum Studies
Jun Qian, Ph.D., Instrumental Studies
James Cochran, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English
Robbie Rogers, Master's Candidate, Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
Adrienne Harris, Ph.D., Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Steven Jug, Ph.D., Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Moisés Park, Ph.D., Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
T. Laine Scales, Ph.D., Higher Education

2017

Guilherme Almeida, Department of Theatre Arts
Joe Coker, Ph.D., Department of Religion
Chris Dickinson, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English
Tara C. Foley, Ph.D., Department of English
Paul Gutacker, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History
Carol Ann Macaulay-Jameson, Department of Anthropology
Brad Owens, Ph.D., Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
Robbie Rogers, Master’s Candidate, Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
Marcell Steuernagel, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Church Music

2016

Beth Barr, Ph.D., Department of History
James Cochran, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English
Alyssa Gerhardt Craven, Doctoral Candidate, Department of History
Julie deGraffenried, Ph.D., Department of History
Virginia Green, Department of Art
Ivy Hamerly, Ph.D., Department of Political Science
Lynne Hinojosa, Ph.D., Honors College
Brad Owens, Ph.D., Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media
Stephen Reid, Ph.D., George W. Truett Theological Seminary
Lakia Scott, Ph.D., Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Lisa Shaver, Ph.D., Department of English
David Smith, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English
Travis Snyder, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English
Scott Spinks, Ph.D., Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Elena Venegas, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Laurel Zeiss, Ph.D., Department of Musicology

2015

Karl Aho, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Philosophy
Matthew Fendt, Ph.D., Department of Computer Science
Heidi Hornik, Ph.D., Department of Art
Kristen Pond, Ph.D., Department of English
Sarah Rude, Doctoral Candidate, Department of English
Joseph Stubenrauch, Ph.D., Department of History

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