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educator , linguist

Allan Ross Taylor, American Linguist, educator. National Endowment for Humanities grantee, 1972-1976, 80-82, 87-90, 89-93. Active Democratic Party and in environmental issues. With United States Army, 1954-1957. Member Linguistic Society American, American Anthropological Association.

Background

Taylor, Allan Ross was born on December 24, 1931 in Palisade, Colorado, United States. Son of Athel Ross and Marjorie Verle (Walters) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Colorado, Boulder, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy (Woodrow Wilson fellow, Fulbright fellow, National Defense Education Act fellow), University California, Berkeley, 1969. Master of Arts, University Colorado, Boulder, 2004.

Career

Teaching assistant, lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, 1958-1963;instructor, U. Colorado, 1964-1965;assistant professor, U. Colorado, 1965-1970;associate professor, U. Colorado, 1970-1977;professor, U. Colorado, 1977-1993;professor emeritus, U. Colorado, since 1993;also past department chairman linguistics, department French and Italian, U. Colorado. Consultant bilingual education for Native Americans.

Membership

Active Democratic Party and in environmental issues. With United States Army, 1954-1957. Member Linguistic Society American, American Anthropological Association.

Connections

Married Mary Callas, September 8, 1958. Children: Artemisia, Anthony, Peter, Anna, Yoana.

father:
Athel Ross Taylor

mother:
Marjorie Verle (Walters) Taylor

spouse:
Mary Callas

children:
Artemisia Taylor

Anthony Taylor

Peter Taylor

Anna Taylor

Yoana Taylor