Shirley Jo H. Taylor, Ph.D.

Legacy Leader and Extension Specialist Emerita, Youth Development and Cooperative Extension

After more than 30 years of service in Cooperative Extension, Dr. Shirley Jo Taylor retired in 2000. Dr. Taylor’s contributions to youth development and 4H were truly outstanding.  More than a decade, Dr. Taylor has also served on the School’s Alumni and Friends Council.  Dr. Taylor is a recipient of the UA’s Sydney Wood Award and also the CALES Lifetime Achievement Award.  Recently, Dr. Taylor established an endowment in support of student Externships in Cooperative Extension.