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About Miles

(PhD, Duke University, 2005; Postdoctoral Fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2005-2008)

Professor of Sociology since 2019 and Faculty Associate at the 
Pepper Institute on Aging and Public Policy at Florida State University

Miles G. Taylor is a sociologist, gerontologist, and demographer specializing
in the areas of physical and mental health, life course disadvantage, population
aging, and family dynamics. A secondary area of expertise surrounds applying
and teaching longitudinal quantitative methodologies with relevance to life course
questions. Her research primarily examines processes of advantage and
disadvantage across the life course and their implications for health in older
adulthood. Her research has been published in the Journals of Gerontology:
Social Sciences, the Gerontologist, Journal of Aging and Health, and Social Science
and Medicine and has received funding from the National Institute on Aging,
Fulbright, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC),
and the Claude Pepper Foundation. She was recently elected a fellow of the
Gerontological Society of America (GSA), and won the 2017 Busse Research Award
from the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) and the
2015 University Teaching Award from FSU.