Faculty Profile

Monica Taylor

Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Faculty Advisor



Academic and professional career: I hold a Bachelors of Arts degree in Biology from Syracuse University, a Masters in Urban Public Health from Hunter College and a Ph.D. in Planning and Public Policy from Rutgers University. I have experience teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in public health and policy in the following academic institutions: Argosy University, College of Health Sciences (graduate program); University of Georgia, Department of Health Policy and Management (undergraduate and doctoral program); Walden University, College of Health Sciences (graduate program). My non-academic positions in public health and policy includes: Community Health Educator (New York), Program Manager (New York City); Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst (New Jersey) and Health Scientist (Georgia).


Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick, New Jersey)
Doctor of Philosophy, Planning and Public Policy
Hunter College of the City University of New York (New York, New York)
Master of Public Health, Community Health
Syracuse University (Syracuse, New York)
Bachelor of Arts, Biology

Work Experience

2013 - Present
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty & Doctoral Faculty Advisor

Publications & Presentations

Taylor, M., Taylor-Jones, M., & Buckner-Brown, J. (2013, Mar. 1). REACH Minority Network Organizations National Evaluation Plan: A Qualitative Approach. Inter-Branch Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
Taylor, M., & Taylor-Jones, M. (2013, Feb. 1). Policy Surveillance: A Project of the Research, Surveillance and Evaluation Branch. Research, Surveillance and Evaluation Branch Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
Taylor, M., & Taylor-Jones, M. (2012). Using Conceptual Frameworks in Health policymaking: A Guide for Community Engagement and Organizational Development. Community Engagement Organization, and Development for Public Health Practice (pp. 280). Springer Publishing Company. http://works.bepress.com/sydney_freeman_jr/28
Taylor, M., Taylor-Jones, M., & Theresa, W. (2011). Using Community-Based Participatory Approaches to Mobilize Communities for Policy Change. no, 34, pp. 102-114. Journal of Family and Community Health.
Taylor, M., & Taylor-Jones, M. (2011, Nov. 30). Reducing disparities in cardiovascular diseases and diabetes: A National evaluation of policy, systems and environmental change approaches in Tribal communities. APHA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
Taylor, M., & Taylor-Jones, M. (2011, Jan. 20). Public Policy Frameworks in Community-Based Health Initiatives. Evaluation Technical Assistance Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.
Taylor, M., & Taylor-Jones, M. (2010, Nov. 30). The Political Economy and Social Determinants of Health. Branch Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.