Shawn Taylor

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Shawn Taylor


Shawn Taylor is a professor in the Humanities department at San Francisco State University and the director of equity and success at Las Positas College.

Shawn began his career in education as a teaching artist and author focusing on middle and high school students in the East Bay. Shawn has also served as a Lecturer at San Francisco State University where he has taught interdisciplinary study and writing, cultural and creative aesthetics, and the shift from multiculturalism to transculturalism. Most recently, Shawn has served as the Director of the Gateway to College program at Laney College that serves alternative high school students concurrently enrolled at the college. Shawn earned his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from John F. Kennedy University and his Master of Arts in Humanities from San Francisco State University.


from Las Positas College