Teaching Assistant Professor
2005, PhD Education and Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2010, MSLS (Master of Science in Library Science), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1998, MA English, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
1994, MBA, The University of North Carolina at Wilmington
1992, BA English and Management, North Carolina State University
Prior to arriving at UNC in Fall 2021, Dr. Taylor was Assistant Professor and the Director of the Office of Writing and Learning Support at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Taylor was a founding member of OHSU Writes, a campus-wide inter professional writing initiative in the health sciences. His expertise spans the fields of composition and rhetoric, environmental humanities, narrative medicine, and health humanities. He has led writing program development and evaluation, ELL curriculum development and assessments, faculty development and evaluation, institutional effectiveness initiatives, and experiential learning and community outreach. His most recent publication is “Ecotopia Revisited in Image: The Imagined (and Enacted) Peril and Promise of Portland” which appeared in Climate Consciousness and Environmental Activism in Composition: Writing to Save the World.
Health, Humanities, and the Sea: Reflective Writing About “Blue Mind” (in progress)
“Ecotopia Revisited in Image: The Imagined (and Enacted) Peril and Promise of Portland”. Climate Consciousness and Environmental Activism in Composition: Writing to Save the World (Ed. Joseph Lease) Lexington Books. February 2020.
“Guidance and Counseling Services During Desegregation: A Social Justice History” Paper published in proceedings from Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, 2018.
Taylor, Hill. “Oregon”. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, 2nd ed.
SAGE Publications. 2012.
Taylor, Hill. “Oregon Climate Service”. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change, 2nd ed. SAGE Publications. 2012.
“Mapping Everyday Articulation: Gender, Blackness, and the Significance of Space in Washington, D.C.” Teaching Writing in Globalization: Remapping Composition Studies (Eds. Darin Payne & Daphne Desser) Rowman & Littlefield Jan. 2012.
“Black Spaces: Examining the Writing Major at an Urban HBCU”. Composition Studies. Spring 2007.
- ENGL 105i: Writing in the Natural Sciences
- ENGL 105i: Writing in Health & Medicine
- ENGL 105: First-Year Writing
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