Donald M. Taylor

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Contact Information:


Office: 2001 McGill College, 1436
Phone: 514.398.6104
Email:  donald.taylor[at]


Mailing Address:
Department of Psychology
2001 McGill College, 7th floor
Montreal, QC
H3A 1G1


Donald M. Taylor

Research Areas:

Social & Personality

Research Summary:

Prof. Taylor is conducting laboratory and field research in the area of intergroup relations.  Of particular interest are the conditions under which members of a disadvantaged group will accept their situation, take individual action, or instigate collective action.  Current research focuses on refugees in Canada, racial groups in urban centres in Canada and the United States, South Africa and Indonesia and aboriginal groups such as the Inuit of Arctic Quebec and the Mohawks.

Selected References:

Taylor, D.M. Usborne, E. & de la Sablonniere, R. (2008). Bilingual education in Aboriginal communities: Towards a vibrant Aboriginal identity. Encyclopedia of language and literacy development. Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network.

Taylor, D.M. Caouette, J., Usborne, E., & Wright, S. C. (2008). Aboriginal languages in Québec: Fighting linguicide with bilingual education. Diversité Urbaine, 8, 69-90.

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