Western Kentucky University

WKU Research Foundation - Gordon C. Baylis

Dr. Gordon C. Baylis

Dr. Gordon C. Baylis

Vice President for Research and Professor

Office:  Potter Hall 308
Phone:  (270) 745-6733
Email:  gordon.baylis@wku.edu


Cognitive psychology of attention, neuroscience, high-field MRI and developmental cognitive neuroscience.


Dr. Gordon C. Baylis, Vice President for Research and President of the WKU Research Foundation, leads the growth of research, creative activity and economic development for WKU. Baylis came to WKU in 2010 from the University of South Carolina where he held several administrative positions including Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives and Associate Vice President for Research. Prior to that, he served as Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts.

Baylis attended the University of Bristol where he received a BSc. in Biochemistry and a D.V.M. He earned a Master’s of Science in Psychology from Sussex University. He also earned his D.Phil in Neuroscience from the University of Oxford. His research interests are in the area of cognitive neuroscience.

 Last Modified 7/19/13