Criminology & Criminal Justice

Dr. David B. Taylor

Dr. David B. Taylor

Associate Professor

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Dr. David Taylor joined the faculty in Fall, 1999. Dr. Taylor received his B.A. in Psychology from Castleton State College in 1990 and an M.A. in Criminal Justice from Indiana University in 1992. He received his Ph.D. in Criminology, Law and Society from the University of California, Irvine in 1999. He most recently taught at California State University, Long Beach. Dr. Taylor has seven years combined work experience in law enforcement and community corrections. At NU, he currently teaches Introduction to Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Intimate Violence, Criminal Justice Administration and Management (Graduate), and Women and Minorities (Graduate). He has published in the area of corrections and is a manuscript reviewer for several journals. Dr. Taylor is currently working on a co-authored book on policing with Steve Cooper. His research interests include violence and the use of public and private urban space. Dr. Taylor is co-advisor of the Criminal Justice Association and a member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.