Taura Taylor, PH.D.

Morehouse College

Humanities, Social Sciences, Media, and Arts Division Faculty
  • Assistant Professor
Education
Dr. Taura Taylor is a Morehouse College assistant professor with research interests including: sociology of education, social determinants of health, social movements, and entrepreneurship, all of which converge into her express interest in intersectionality and micro-level resistance.

Dr. Taylor’s approach to teaching revolves around her belief that college has the potential to foster enlightened citizenship by teaching students how to relate to others as members of a community. Thus, as an instructor, her goal is to facilitate this process by cultivating a learning environment where students value diversity, respect alternative perspectives, challenge their proclivities towards unfounded opinions, and think critically about a myriad of viewpoints and interpretations.

Dr. Taylor’s instruction and allyship centers and explores how effects of social divisions such as race, gender, class, ethnicity, sexuality, ability, and political affiliation impacts worldviews and life chances. To preserve and advance her students’ wholeness and integrity, she advocates for their wholistic well-being. Overall, she strives to hold space for students to tap into their wholeness and see themselves as agents of social change and members of local and global pluralistic communities.

Contact:

Email
taura.taylor@morehous.edu

Office Location
Wheeler Hall, Room 217

Phone
(404) 639-0321

Office Hours
Tuesday and Thursday
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.