(Taylor, Scott - 2020) -- Equity and Excellence Faculty Award uri icon



  • Scott Taylor, an assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology (EBIO) who has worked as a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion to establish EBIO's Diversity and Inclusion in STEM seminar, is receiving the faculty Equity and Excellence Award. Taylor also co-organized a multi-department inclusive pedagogy course for graduate students. As shared by one of his colleagues, “Professor Taylor is motivated by a genuine aspiration to make science and academia more welcoming for everyone.” By integrating innovative diversity and inclusion practices into all aspects of his work in EBIO and beyond, Taylor embodies the idea of what it means to be an academic who is truly committed to making excellence inclusive.

year awarded

  • 2020