The Graduate School launched the Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in 2020-2021 with the support of the Provost’s Office and in collaboration with the College of Arts & Sciences and the Honors College. These 10-month positions include a salary of $40,000, continued access to Graduate School travel funds, the same health benefits as Baylor faculty, and mentoring and professional development activities. Meet our new cohort of teaching post-docs for the coming year!
Dr. Michael Gonzalez
Michael received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Baylor University in May 2022. Michael also has a M.A. in Political Science from Baylor University and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts. Michael taught many upper-level undergraduate courses at Baylor. To conclude his time at Baylor, he presented his dissertation, The Political Necessity of Religion: Classical, Christian, and Modern Approaches to Religion in the City of Man. Currently, his article “Circumspect Foreign Policy in Washington and Eisenhower’s Farewell Address” is under review for publication in Classics of Strategy and Diplomacy.
Dr. Aaron Hatrick
Aaron received his Ph.D. in English from Baylor University in August 2022. He also has a M.A. in English from Baylor University and a B.A. in Political Science and English from the University of Florida. Throughout his academic career, Aaron taught many introductory level undergraduate English courses at Baylor University and presented at multiple conferences. He most recently presented “Living in TNG: The Use of the Star Trek metaphor in The Round House” in 2016 at the National PCA/ACA Conference.
Dr. Molly Lewis
Molly received her Ph.D. in English at Baylor University in August 2022. Additionally, she has a MSc in English from the University of Edinburg and a B.A. in English from Wheaton College. During her time at Baylor, Molly has taught various introductory level undergraduate English Courses, participated in research, published various articles in well-known journals, and serves in the Teaching Literature Departmental Committee as a graduate student representative. To conclude her time at Baylor, she presented her dissertation, “Poetry in the Pulpit: Reading Tennyson, Barrett Browning, and Browning through the Church.”
Dr. Aubrey Morris
Aubrey received her Ph.D. in English from Baylor University in May 2022. She also completed her B.A. in English from the University of Oklahoma. During her time at Baylor, she has taught various introductory English courses, most recently serving as an Active Learning Facilitator during the Fall 2021 semester in ENG 1310. To conclude her time at Baylor, she presented her dissertation, “Lat Us Laughe and Pleye”: Humor Structures in the Canterbury Tales.
Dr. Jacob Randolph
Jacob received his Ph.D. in History of Christianity and Reformation Studies at Baylor University in August 2022. Additionally, he has a M.A. in Church History and in New Testament from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and a B.A. in Religion from Oklahoma Baptist University. During his time at Baylor, Jacob most notably gained experience as a Teacher of Record and served as the President for the graduate Theological Fellowship. To conclude his Ph.D., Jacob presented his dissertation, “Witnessing in a Valorous and Knightly Manner’: Religious Chivalric Discourse in the Radical Reformation.”
Dr. Mads Reynolds
Mads received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Baylor University in 2022. Mads also has a M.A. in Science from Baylor University and his B.A. in Humanities from the University of Redlands. His research interest include topology, dynamical systems, and shifts of finite type. Throughout his time at Baylor, Mads has taught as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, receiving both the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award in 2019 and the Math Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award in 2020.
Dr. David Roach
David earned his Ph.D. in History in August 2022. Additionally, he has also earned A MA in history and a BA in History and German from Baylor University and Hillsdale College respectively. Throughout his time at Baylor, he has served as a Teacher of Record and a Teaching Assistant for many undergraduate History courses, participated in the Conyers Scholars Program, and published various Journals, Encyclopedia entries, and book reviews.
Dr. Sean Strehlow
Sean received his Ph.D. in Higher Education and Leadership Studies from Baylor University in August 2022. Sean also has a M.Ed. in Sport Management from the University of Arkansas and a B.B.A. in Business Marketing from Hardin-Simmons University. During his time at Baylor, Sean worked as a Transfer Student Success Graduate Apprentice, an Athletics Learning Specialist, and an instructor of record. To conclude his Ph.D., Sean presented his dissertation, “The Outrageous Idea of Christian Coaching: A Grounded Theory of Faith Integration Among CCCU Athletic Coaches.”
Dr. Sam Young
Sam received his Ph.D. in History from Baylor University in August 2022. Sam also has a M.A. in Historical Theology from Marquette University and a BSE in Secondary Social Studies Education from John Brown University. Sam has various teaching experience including but not limited to high school Social Studies to undergraduate courses at Baylor University. To conclude his Ph.D., Sam presented his dissertation, “Martin Luther, Saint of the Republic: History, Myth, and Protestant Identity in Early America.”