Provost Installation

Deborah Taylor

    • Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    • 9:30–10:20 a.m.
  • Chase Gymnasium
  • Open to: Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents, Staff, Students

Cost and Admission

This event is free to attend.

Where we hear from speakers whose specializations and experience bring us biblically-based wisdom for Christian engagement in spiritual formation, arts and culture, missions and evangelism, justice, relationships, reconciliation and other arenas where we pray, “Thy Kingdom Come.”


Deborah Taylor

Deborah Taylor earned her Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in with an emphasis in educational research and assessment. Deborah spent nine years in the School of Education at Biola University. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she served as Undergraduate Chair and Director of the Teacher Preparation program.

During the past six years, Dr. Taylor has been active in Biola University's Diversity Leadership Committee. Her doctoral dissertation focused on teaching practices in Christian universities that foster a positive environment for students of color. She has presented at several regional and national conferences, supporting faculty in higher education in adapting their behavior and pedagogy to create a more positive learning environment. Her publications include articles in devotional books, chapter in a children's literature text, and articles in peer-reviewed journals on increasing student engagement through appropriate faculty pedagogy and behaviors.


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