Areas of Interest: Aesthetics/Philosophy of Culture, Critical Race Theory, Pragmatism (Dewey), Social and Political Philosophy, Africana Philosophy
Paul C. Taylor is a founding member and Senior Fellow of the Jamestown Project. Dr. Taylor has numerous publications in the areas of aesthetics, race theory, and social philosophy, including his first book, Race: A Philosophical Introduction (Polity, 2003). Formerly the assistant director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute in New Jersey (1992-93) and founding director of the University of Washington Summer Institute In Philosophy and Sociology (2000-02), Dr. Taylor has recently served as Chair of the Department of Philosophy at Temple University in Philadelphia, as the associate director of Temple’s Institute for the Study of Race and Social Thought, and as a fellow of the New America Foundation in Washington D.C. (Chattanooga, TN; B.A., Morehouse College; Ph.D., Rutgers University).