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Jessica Taylor is an assistant professor of oral and public history at Virginia Tech.
- Oral History
- Early American History
- Historic Preservation
- Native American History
- PhD, University of Florida
- Certificate in Historic Preservation, University of Florida
- MA, College of William and Mary
- Society of Early Americanists
- Oral History Association
- Samuel Proctor Oral History Program
- Global Systems Science Destination Area
- Columbia Center for Oral History Research Fellowship, 2017
- Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship in Early American Literature, 2016
- Mellon Fellowship, Virginia Historical Society
Taylor, Jessica. “‘We’re on Fire’: Oral History and the Preservation, Commemoration, and Rebirth of Mississippi’s Civil Rights Sites,” Oral History Review, 2015.
Taylor, Jessica. “To Learn the Trade of a Potter: Apprenticeship and Deviance in Moravian North Carolina,” North Carolina Historical Review, 2012.
- Southern Foodways Alliance
- Humanities Virginia (formerly Virginia Foundation for the Humanities)
- Main Street Preservation Trust, Gloucester, Virginia
Select Media Mentions
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American Historial Association, 1/14/2021
Article ItemDescendants of a formerly enslaved family re-connects , article
Article ItemStories project illuminates university's past , article
The Roanoke Star, 11/21/2019
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