Behind the Research
Dr. Dwayne Simmons, Baylor Biology Professor Dr. Dwayne Simmons's work on how the brain connects and communicates with the body is just one of many areas at Baylor University where professors blend groundbreaking research with student engagement in ways that shape the future. Dr. Annette von Jouanne, Baylor engineering professor After a 22-year career at Oregon State University, Dr. Annette von Jouanne felt a draw to equip students on a Christian campus and joined Baylor in 2017. Here, she specializes in energy and power systems, with a special passion for renewable energy. Dr. Bryan Brooks, Baylor Environmental Science Professor "In my mind, research is the purest form of teaching and mentoring." Go behind the research with Baylor University environmental science professor Bryan Brooks on how and why he engages students in his research. Dr. Byron Johnson, Baylor ISR Director Dr. Byron Johnson, director of the Institute for Studies of Religion, is just one of many Baylor University professors who blend groundbreaking research with student engagement in ways that shape the future. Dr. Dawn Carlson, Baylor Business Professor Research done at Baylor University by Dr. Dawn Carlson (BBA '89, MBA '91) on work-life balance has established her as an authority in the field. Dr. Heidi Hornik, Baylor Art History Professor Baylor University art history professor Heidi Hornik (and her students) discuss how hands-on work in the field inspires greater understanding of the material in the classroom.