Jeff Taylor was born and raised in Spencer, Iowa. He is Professor of Political Science at Dordt College.
He is author of three books: Where Did the Party Go?: William Jennings Bryan, Hubert Humphrey, and the Jeffersonian Legacy
(University of Missouri Press), Politics on a Human Scale: The American Tradition of Decentralism
(Lexington), and The Political World of Bob Dylan: Freedom and Justice, Power and Sin
(Palgrave Macmillan). He has written for Green Horizon Quarterly
, Modern Age
, The American Conservative
, FirstPrinciplesJournal.com, HuffingtonPost.com, LewRockwell.com, AntiWarLeague.com, and CounterPunch.org.
He is roughly half German, a quarter English, and the rest is Irish, Scotch-Irish, and French. Jeff spent his entire life in the Midwest until moving to Alabama in 2008. He returned to his home state three years later. He has degrees from Northwestern College, University of Iowa, and University of Missouri. His research emphases are American politics, political theory, political history, and international relations.
Jeff can be reached via email at wherego (at) aol.com.