Sociology of Mental Health and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Ethnicity and Health
Social Stress and the Stress Process
Ethnicity and Health
Introduction to Research Methods
Education and Professional Experience
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Florida State University (2007-present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Florida State University (2001-2007)
Research Associate, Center for the Study of Population, Florida State University (2001-present)
Ph.D. in Sociology with specialization in Medical Sociology, University of Miami (FL), 2000.
Selected Papers and Publications
Sischo, Lacey, John Taylor, and Patricia Yancey Martin. 2006. “Carrying the Weight of Self-Derogation? Eating Disordered Practices as Social Deviance in Young Women.” Deviant Behavior 27:1-30.
Lloyd, Donald A. and John Taylor. 2006. “Lifetime Cumulative Adversity, Mental Health, and the Risk of becoming a Smoker.” HealthÂ 10(1):95-112.
Taylor, John, Donald A. Lloyd, and George J. Warheit.2005. “Self-Derogation, Peer Factors, and Drug Dependence among a Multiethnic Sample of Young Adults.” Journal of Child andÂ Adolescent Substance AbuseÂ 15(2):39-51.
Eliassen, A. Henry, John Taylor and Donald A. Lloyd. 2005. “Subjective Religiosity and Depression in the Transitions to Adulthood.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion44:187-99.
Turner, R. Jay, John Taylor, and Karen Van Gundy. 2004. “Personal Resources and Depression in the Transition to Adulthood: Ethnic Comparisons.” Journal of Health and Social BehaviorÂ 45:34-52.
Taylor, John and R. Jay Turner. 2002. "Perceived Discrimination, Social Stress, and Depression in the Transition to Adulthood: Racial Contrasts." Social Psychology QuarterlyÂ 65:213-225.
Taylor, John and R. Jay Turner. 2001 "A Longitudinal Study of the Role and Significance of Mattering for Depressive Symptoms." Journal of Health and Social BehaviorÂ 42:309-324.
Schieman, Scott and John Taylor. 2001. "Statuses, Roles, and the Sense of Mattering."Â Sociological PerspectivesÂ 44:469-484.
Schieman, Scott, Karen Van Gundy, and John Taylor. 2001. "Reexamining Age Patterns in Depression in Two RepresentativeÂ U.S.Â Surveys." Journal of Health and Social BehaviorÂ 42:80-91