PhD, 2012

Barrett Taylor is associate professor of counseling and higher education at the University of North Texas. He teaches a number of courses  including General Administration of Higher Education and Higher Education Finance. His research emphasizes the ways in which colleges and universities interact with their environments.

He utilizes both quantitative and qualitative techniques to consider the ways in which higher education organizations interact with and respond to changes in their environments. While working on his degree, he worked as a graduate assistant for Professors Sheila Slaughter, Larry Leslie, and Liang Zhang (of Penn State) on an NSF-sponsored project that examines universities as sites of innovation and economic growth.

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 7:57am
Chronicle of Higher Education Power of the Professoriate
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 9:14am

A team of scholars with ties to the Institute "explore[s] trustees’ involvement in a qualitative comparative case study of four elite US research universities." 

Monday, November 4, 2019 - 12:37pm

The Journal of Higher Education published a new paper by Sondra N. Barringer (former IHE postdoc), Barrett J. Taylor (PhD 2012) & Sheila Slaughter.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 4:58pm

The recently published book, Unequal Higher Education (2019, Rutgers University Press), by Barrett Taylor and former IHE postdoctoral associate, Brendan Cantwell, appears in the Bookshelf section of the May 24, 2019 issue of The Chronicle.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 8:37am

Unequal Higher Education: Wealth, Status, and Student Opportunity, a new book by IHE alumnus Barrett Taylor and former IHE postdoctoral associate Brendan Cantwell, has been published by Rutgers University Press.