Title: Associate Professor
Office: 3614 French Hall
Dr. Taylor received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MA and PhD(2001) degrees from Duke University, where she also received a certificate in Women’s Studies. She has held several fellowships including Fulbright, Woodrow Wilson, and Social Science Research Fellowships. Dr. Taylor joined the Department of History in 2005. Her current research projects include a biography of Peter H. Clark who was a 19th century activist and educator, and a history of the Jezebel stereotype as it has been applied to African American women. In her free time, Professor Taylor volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for kids in the foster care system in Hamilton County.