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Laramie D. Taylor PhD

Laramie D. Taylor, PhD

Associate Professor

394 Kerr Hall
Davis , CA 95616


  1. Laramie Taylor earned his PhD from the University of Michigan in 2005.


Dr. Taylor conducts research in the area of media uses and effects with a particular focus on the way media use influences factors related to social interaction. For example, recent projects have examined how exposure to different types of media messages influence the traits people find attractive in potential romantic partners.

Dr. Taylor is currently developing a hybrid online/face-to-face course for the Communication Department. CMN 10y, an Introduction to Communication, will debut January of 2015.