Dawn  Taylor 

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Assistant Professor and Director, HDFS Internship Program

Contact Information

132 Health and Human Development Building
University Park PA 16802


(fax) 814-863-7963


Teaching Interests

Human Services Management and Administration

Community Development and Relations

Youth Development/At-risk Children and Youth

Grant Development


1978, B. S., Psychology, Southern Illinois University
1982, M.S., Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
1989, Ph.D., Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University

Professional Experience

2011-Present: Director, HDFS Internship Program

2009-Present:  Instructor, Human Development and Family Studies

2008-Present:  Community Mobilizer: Care Partnership--Center Region Communities that Care

1996-2007:  Youth Service Bureau Associate Director and Director of Grants and Community Relations, Centre County Youth Service Bureau

1985-1996: Children, Youth, and Famiily Programs Supervisor and Grants Manager, Centre County Youth Service Bureau

Strategic Themes

  • Contexts and Social Institutions