Tiffany Taylor is President of Sociologists for Women in Society.
Teaching and Research Interests:
- Inequality- Class, Gender, Race, and Sexuality
- Research Methodology - Mixed Methods, Qualitative, and Quantitative
- Social Psychology
- Social Theory
- Welfare Service Delivery and Poverty
Work and Organizations
Taylor, Tiffany and Katrina Bloch (co-editors). 2018. Marginalized Mothers, Mothering from the Margins. Advances in Gender Research. Volume 25. Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
Katrina Bloch, Tiffany Taylor and Karen Martinez*. (Forthcoming). “Playing the ‘Race Card’: White Injury, White Victimhood, and the Paradox of Colour-blind Ideology in Anti-Immigrant Discourse.” Ethnic and Racial Studies.
Taylor, Tiffany, Alison Buck, Brianna Turgeon*, Katrina Bloch and Jacob Church*. 2019. “Spatial Variation in U.S. Labor Markets and Workplace Gender Segregation: 1980-2005.” Sociological Inquiry, 89(4): 703-726.
Taylor, Tiffany, Alison Buck, Katrina Bloch and Brianna Turgeon*. 2019. “Gender Composition and Share of Management: Tipping Points in US Workplaces, 1980-2005.” The Social Science Journal, 56(1): 48-59.
Gross, Christi L.*, Jacob Church*, Tiffany Taylor, and Jackuelyn Towne-Roese. 2018. “‘Between a Rock and a Hard Place’: The Constraints of Welfare-to-Work Bureaucracies.” Poverty & Public Policy,10(1): 39-56.
2013, American Sociological Association and National Science Foundation Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline (with Elizabeth Seale). “Race and Place: A Comparative Case Study of Welfare-to-Work Service Delivery in North Carolina and Ohio.” $7000.
2009, Kent State University. Farris Family Innovation Grant. “Welfare Service Delivery and Organizational Relations between Departments of Social Services and Nonprofit Organizations.” $24,000.
Vice President SWS 2013-2015
Faculty Advisor to Kent-Akron Sociologists for Women in Society
- Taylor, Tiffany, Christi L. Gross, and Brianna Turgeon. 2018. “Becoming a Good Welfare Manager: Paternalistic Oppressive Othering and Neoliberal Boundary Maintenance.” Sociological Focus 51(4):335-349.
- Taylor, Tiffany, Brianna Turgeon*, and Christi L. Gross*. 2018. “Helpers ‘Here on the Frontlines’: Welfare-to-Work Managers’ Moral Identity Work.” Symbolic Interaction 41(1): 45-61.
- Lansberry, Kasey, Tiffany Taylor and Elizabeth Seale. 2017. “Meeting Rural Families’ Demand for Services: A County-Level Analysis of North Carolina.” Journal of Poverty, 27(1): 20-41.
- Taylor, Tiffany, Katrina Bloch, & Brianna Turgeon. 2017. “What Work/Life Balance? Ohio Welfare-to-Work Program Managers’ Focus on Paid Work.” The Balancing Act: Intersections of Work-Life Balance in Communication Across Identities, Genders, and Culture.