Taura Taylor, Ph.D.

Visiting Lecturer of Sociology, Georgia State University

Dr. Taura Taylor received her doctorate from Georgia State University in 2019 and is currently teaching in Georgia at both Kennesaw State and Oglethorpe University. She also holds a B.B.A Finance degree from Howard University and is the owner/operator of The Nappy Parlor, LLC. Taura’s research interests are varied, ranging from sociology of education, to social movements, to entrepreneurship; all of which converge into her express interest in intersectionality and micro-level resistance. She is working on a book proposal based on her dissertation “Hair That Moves: Black Solidarity, Cognitive Pluralism, and The Natural Hair Social Movement.”