- Kay Ann Taylor
Kansas State University, Manhattan
KAY ANN TAYLOR is an Associate Professor of Historical, Philosophical, and Comparative Studies; Director of Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Programs, Department of Curriculum and Instruction; and College of Education Graduate Studies Coordinator at Kansas State University, Manhattan. In addition to Kansas State, she has taught at Iowa State University, Drake University, and SUNY Fredonia. At Kansas State, she teaches graduate courses in educational foundations. She is the recipient of the 2018 Michael C. Holen Excellence in Graduate Faculty Teaching Award; the prestigious 2012-2013 Commerce Bank Presidential Faculty and Staff Award for Distinguished Service to Historically Under-Represented Students at Kansas State University; 2013 recipient of Woman of Distinction Kansas State University Award; the 2009 recipient of the Commerce Bank Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, Kansas State University, among other recognitions. Her research interests focus on poverty, experiences of women, underrepresented/indigenous/international indigenous people, and intersectionality through lenses of Critical Race Theory, Black Feminist Thought, and postcolonial theory. She presents at national and international conferences and has published in The Journal of Negro Education, The Journal of Educational Controversy, The Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Journal of Educational Research, and the Journal of Latinos and Education/, among others. She has also several published book chapters.