Dr. Evi Taylor is a clinical assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work. She is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 25 years of experience working with diverse populations in various settings such as alternative schools, juvenile justice programs, hospital settings, residential treatment centers, and private practice.
Prior to working at UNC, Dr. Taylor was the MSW Director and co-chair of the Social Work Department at Arkansas State University, where she received the University Excellence in Teaching Award in 2017 and the University Excellence in Service Award in 2018.
In 2018, Dr. Taylor was featured in the journal Women in Higher Education. Dr. Taylor serves on the board of The Power of 1 or 2, Inc., a nonprofit committed to empowering, educating, and enriching the lives of children and families by providing them with resources and opportunities. Dr. Taylor’s research interests include stereotypes and implicit bias, racial inequalities in education, and athletes’ mental health. She has presented nationally and internationally on topics concerning racial disparities.