Robbins College of Health & Human Sciences


Across Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, our faculty and students are engaged in transformational research inspired by our calling as Christians to serve others. With a focus on health, quality of life, and human flourishing, Robbins College research is conducted in the lab, in the classroom, and out in the communities we serve.

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May 14, 2024
A Christian R1 Dean

Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences Dean Jason R. Carter, PhD, is leading the way, both at Baylor and beyond, as an academic leader who conducts and leads high-level research while leaning into his relationship with Christ. Through his own research, his approach to mentorship, and his commitment to resourcing and fostering collaboration, Carter is defining what it means to be a Christian research dean.

May 13, 2024
Planting Seeds for the Future

Mike and Micki Maris have sown bountifully. They have sown with their time, with their prayers, and with their gifts—to benefit the growth and flourishing of their beloved Baylor University. Most recently, the Marises have directed their generosity toward Baylor’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences through the Dr. Mike and Mrs. Micki Maris Endowed Seed Fund for Student Research.

May 10, 2024
Research Endeavors Illuminated Through Signature Research Initiatives

Baylor University’s Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences established a set of high-level research initiatives to inform the prioritization of resources, including faculty hiring, infrastructure enhancements, and fundraising efforts. Here, we introduce the Robbins College Signature Research Initiatives to you by showcasing a current research project within each initiative. 

Apr. 17, 2024
Psychology Today: Mickey Langlais on What It Means to Be in a Situationship

In this interview for Psychology Today, Mickey Langlais, PhD, CFLE, Assistant Professor of Child and Family Studies in the Department of Human Sciences and Design, shares his expertise on "situationships" and offers insights from his most recent research.