Jonathan E. Taylor


Jonathan E. Taylor is associate professor in the department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology, Auburn University, and recent past president of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE). Taylor holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Tennessee (with a cognate in Cultural Anthropology). He was previously a state-certified police academy instructor in Virginia, Maryland, and DC, as well as working in a training capacity as a community police officer in charge of community relations. Since then, Taylor has spent over a decade teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in private and public institutions courses in general psychology, developmental psychology, educational psychology, adult education, learning theory, social foundations of education, educational philosophy, and research methods. He has done numerous conference presentations (national and international), keynote presentations, and professional workshops on the topic.

Author's Books

Motivational Immediacy

Fostering Engagement in Adult Learners


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