Professor (1986) Elliott A. Brown Green and Gold Professor of Law, Politics and Political Behavior

Professor Taylor teaches courses in political theory, the history of political thought, American political thought, and environmental political theory. His most recent books are The Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” and Horace Mann’s Troubling Legacy: The Education of Democratic Citizens.

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Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Political Theory, American Political Thought, and Democratic Theory


  • B.A., Wesleyan University
  • M.A., Rutgers University
  • Ph.D., Rutgers University


  • 802-656-4289
Office Location:

Old Mill Room 527