San Francisco
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San Francisco, CA
United States of America

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020. University of San Francisco Professor James L. Taylor joins us to speak on the 2020 Elections Aftermath and what comes next.

Prof. Taylor teaches in the Department of Politics at USF. His teaching and research scholarly interests are in religion and politics in the United States, race and ethnic politics, African American political history, social movements, political ideology, law and public policy, Black political leadership, and the U.S. Presidency.

Prof. Taylor is the author of several articles and books, focusing on controversies concerning race, social justice, and marijuana legalization in the state of California. Demand for Prof. Taylor’s political analysis, expertise, and opinion has been sought internationally by leading media organizations. He serves as a political commentator on San Francisco, U.S national, California, and U.S. Black politics on behalf of the University of San Francisco's Media Relations Office and appears regularly on San Francisco News TV with KRON 4, FOX KTVU local, and ABC 7. He is a frequent guest on NPR/KQED with Michael Krasny and other programs, and has appeared several times at the California Commonwealth Club in San Francisco aside leading figures in law, media, and politics. He is the guest political commentator for the Carl Nelson Show on WOL-AM 1450, Radio One, Washington, DC.

In 2015, Prof. Taylor addressed hundreds of California Law Enforcement Officers at the International Institute of Criminal Justice Leadership in San Francisco (USF) on the topic of “The Black Lives Matter Movement” and Law Enforcement. He also served as moderator for two public comment and town hall events on behalf of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, San Francisco Police Department and the San Francisco Police Commission on the policy consideration of implementing Conducted Energy Devices (CEDs), also known as Tasers in 2017. 

Prof. Taylor earned his Bachelor of Arts from Pepperdine University and both his Master of Arts and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California.

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12:15 PM: Meeting begins

1:30 PM: Meeting adjourns