School of Science & Engineering

Dr. Courtney Taylor

Dr. Taylor was an undergraduate student at Anderson University and returning to join the faculty in the fall of 2011 was very much like coming home.   He has taught nearly every course in the undergraduate mathematics curriculum, and especially enjoys teaching Abstract Algebra and Problem Seminar.

Dr. Taylor’s research interests fall in the areas of algebraic topology and algebra, particularly the unstable modules over the Steenrod algebra.  He writes about statistics at and has written an open access e-book on abstract algebra, which may be freely downloaded from

Together with Dr. Lambright, Dr. Taylor leads Anderson University's Research Experiences in Mathematics, a group of students who are actively working on original research.  These students have had opportunities to present their results at other area colleges, as well as at conferences across the country.  He is also an advisor for Mathematics honor society Kappa Mu Epsilon and for the men’s service and social club Novus Dux.

Dr. Taylor enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife and three children, traveling on epic road trips, and eating barbecue.  He teaches the college age Sunday school class at East Side Church of God.

Dr. Taylor has served at Anderson University since 2011.

Contact Dr. Taylor:
Decker Hall 334
(765) 641-4410

Professor of Mathematics
Chair, Department of Mathematics
B.A., Anderson University
M.S., Ph. D., Purdue University