Professor Taylor received an MA in English from Radford University and a BA in English from Charleston Southern University in Charleston, SC. She teaches expository writing, research writing and British literature, and especially enjoys her work in the RU Connections program, specializing in work with first year students. Ms. Taylor also teaches UNIV 100, and is the editor for the textbook: UNIV100: Getting to Know You and RU, which is published yearly. Ms. Taylor has presented conference papers on essay writing, on group dynamics, and on special freshman programs that encourage both scholarship and retention. In addition to teaching, Ms. Taylor is the president for the RU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, a national honors organization, and is the advisor for the English Club.