Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human Flourishing, Leadership & Ethics Research

Human flourishing, leadership and ethics research advances understanding in areas by which individuals, communities and societies thrive. From entrepreneurship to the arts, philosophy and communication, Baylor is a recognized leader in disciplines that broker deeper understanding and ennoble individuals and communities. Learn more about Baylor human flourishing, leadership and ethics research.

Apr. 19, 2021
Baylor Researcher Receives $488,000 Grant to Study Racial Myths in American Culture
Movies, books, sermons, political speeches and other media Americans consume have played a pivotal role in shaping racial attitudes and opinions. English professor Greg Garrett has earned a $488,000 grant by the Eula Mae and John Baugh Foundation to study those dynamics.
Apr. 14, 2021
Baylor Launches Nationwide Search for Endowed Chair Faculty
Five newly endowed positions, funded through the Baylor Academic Challenge, will provide strategic growth to Baylor academic programs and research as the University invests in R1 research output and infrastructure.
Apr. 12, 2021
Baylor Research Earns Ecological Society of America Honors
Ryan A. McManamay, assistant professor of environmental science, is among the recipients of the Sustainability Science Award from the Ecological Society of America, given to the authors of a scholarly work that makes the greatest contribution to the emerging science of ecosystem and regional sustainability.
Apr. 5, 2021
Illuminating a Giant
Doris Miller was "the first American hero of World War II," but as an African-American in the 1940s, his impact had to fight through layers of suppression. Now, a Baylor history professor's work is shining increased light on his contributions-not only at Pearl Harbor, but on the Civil Rights Movement that followed.
Mar. 31, 2021
Baylor Researchers Earn THECB Autism Grant Awards
The awards, presented to educational psychology faculty Tonya Davis and Stephanie Gerow, provide over $800,000 in funding to provide Texas parents and teachers with behavioral intervention training.
Mar. 29, 2021
Baylor Marketing Study: What Motivates Safety Measures During COVID-19?
Baylor marketing professors found that fear plus information receptivity equals preventive behaviors to protect self and others during COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar. 22, 2021
U.S. Work-Family Policies Rank Lowest in Study of 20 Developed Nations
National work-family policies that give lower-income families more time together while allowing them paid time off are more effective for children’s psychological health than cash transfers, according to a study of developed nations led by Baylor University.
Mar. 18, 2021
Lilly Endowment $1 Million Grant to Fund Research Team on Churches and Racial Justice
A research team that includes a Baylor University scholar on race and religion will lead a national effort to help congregations confront structures of racism in their communities.