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Dr. Angela Taylor

Associate Professor

Phone: (910) 672-2275
Office: Lauretta Taylor Building, Room 324

Educational Background

Ph.D., Criminal Justice,
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Areas of Expertise

  • Violence
  • Drugs and Crime
  • Health Disparities and Crime

Dr. Angela Taylor

Dr. Taylor received her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in criminal justice from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  Her research areas are violence, drugs-crime linkages, drug use measurement, and health disparities and crime. 

Prior to coming to FSU, Dr. Taylor was a project director at the National Development Research Institutes, Inc., where she participated in research on quality-of-life policing, the accuracy of self-reported substance use, and sweat testing of drugs, among other topics.

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