University Profiles

Michael Taylor

Michael A. Taylor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science

Department of Political Science and Public Affairs


Dr. Taylor's current interests include water quality policy and environmental monitoring using wireless sensor networks.

Dr. Taylor teaches courses in the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs and the Environmental Studies Program. He is the founding director of the interdisciplinary program in Environmental Studies and the Center for Mobile Research & Innovation. His current research activities are focused on the emerging role of mobile technologies in the areas of environment and health, as well as their associated public policy issues.


  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University
  • M.S., Virginia Tech
  • B.A., University of Connecticut


Office Phone
(973) 275-2868


Office Location
Room 562
Jubilee Hall


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