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Jason L. Taylor

Assistant Professor Department of Educational Leadership and Policy

Email: jason.taylor@utah.edu

Degrees:
B.S., Music Business, Illinois State University, 2006.
M.S., Higher Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009.
Ph.D, Higher Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013.

Bio: Jason L. Taylor is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah. He received his PhD in higher education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a research specialization in evaluation methods and concentration in public policy. His broad research interests are at the intersection of community college and higher education policy and educational and social inequality. Dr. Taylor has conducted and led several quantitative and mixed methods studies related to college readiness, developmental education, adult pathways to college, dual credit/enrollment and early college experiences, transfer policy and reverse transfer, LGBTQ students and educational access and equity. He is currently the Co-PI with Dr. Debra Bragg and co-leading the research agenda for the Credit When It’s Due initiative, a 15-state effort to develop and implement reverse transfer programs and policies.