Dr. Jennifer A. Taylor
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Jennifer Taylor is an Assistant Professor at James Madison University where her teaching and research interests include philanthropy, volunteerism, civil society, and military families. Previously, she worked as a chief development officer and management consultant in the nonprofit sector for 15 years, raising over $10 million in operating funds in the arts, social services, and education. Jennifer is a military spouse of an MH-53E pilot who retired this year after 24 years of service in three wars (Persian Gulf, OIF, and OEF), too many deployments, and fourteen relocations. Jennifer and Asa made their last PCS to the Shenandoah Valley this month with their children, Amelia, Wyatt, and Stella.
Her primary research interests include Civil Society and the Public Sphere, Philanthropy, Accountability, Governance, Public Service Ethics and Values, and Military Families.
OFFICE: 2183 Miller Hall
PHONE: (540) 568-TBA
FAX: (540) 568-8021
Department of Political Science
James Madison University
91 E Grace St., MSC 7705
Harrisonburg, VA 22807