Dr. Amanda Grace Taylor, ABET’s director of communications and a first-gen college graduate, holds a recent Ph.D. in media and communication from Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Specializing in etiquette and interpersonal communication with a global perspective gained from living in Germany, South Africa, the U.K., and the U.S., Taylor leverages her diverse background and research to support students in being confident through ABET accreditation.
Her scholarship, pedagogy and workshops have been dedicated to subverting and critically analyzing etiquette hegemony to empower individuals by raising awareness of their habitus and perpetuate inclusive etiquette that fosters unity.
Dedicated to her communities, Taylor serves as the Central State Communication Association (CSCA) chair elect of the CSCA Women’s Caucus. Previously, she served in leadership roles at BGSU, including Graduate Student Senate president and treasurer. Outside of work, Taylor, alongside her husband Nathan and dog Blue, enjoys hiking, baking bread and supporting local businesses.