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Samuel Mcelroy Taylor

Samuel Mcelroy Taylor, museum official. Member Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Taylor, Samuel Mcelroy was born on July 29, 1951 in Rochester, Minnesota, United States. Son of Lloyd McCully and Barbara Anne (McElroy) Taylor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology, Colorado College, 1973. Master of Arts in Zoology, University California, Santa Barbara, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education, University California, Berkeley, 1986.


    • Educational program specialist Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, 1983-1986. Biology director New York Hall of Science, Flushing Meadows, 1986-1990. Director exhibitions American Museum Natural History, New York City, since 1990.


    • Editor: Curator-The Museum Journal/American Museum of Natural History, New York City, since 1991. Author/editor: (book) Improving Exhibits Through Formative Evaluation, 1991.


    Member Phi Beta Kappa.



    Fly fishing, competitive swimming, bicycling.

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    Born July 29, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Colorado College
    • 1978
      University California
    • 1986
      University California
    • 1983 - 1986
      Educational program specialist, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      biology director, New York Hall of Science
    • 1990
      director, exhibitions American Museum Natural History