Janet H. Bagby, Ph.D., is a senior lecturer in Educational Psychology. Dr. Bagby received her B.S. in early childhood education and her master’s degree in counseling and guidance from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She received her Ph.D. from Baylor University in Educational Psychology. In 2012, Dr. Bagby founded Baylor’s Veteran Educational and Transition services (VETS) Program, which promotes the academic success of student veterans at Baylor, and she served as the part time coordinator for four years. She is the Educational Psychology Master's Program Director and the coordinator of the EDP Minor.

Dr. Bagby’s areas of teaching include human growth and development, learning theory, and educational research at the undergraduate through doctoral levels. Dr. Bagby also created a new student experience course to assist incoming student veterans with transitioning to Baylor which she taught for four years.

Her primary research interests focus on quality learning strategies/environments, specifically executive function, Montessori education, and military veterans transitioning to higher education. She is a member of the American Montessori Society’s Board of Directors and co-chair of the Research Committee and also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Montessori Research. Dr. Bagby presents at numerous professional conferences and publishes several scholarly articles a year.