Barbara Taylor , PRESIDENT
GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL – School of International Service
Barbara J Taylor III (she, her) is a first generation college graduate and graduate student. A second year in the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program at American University’s School of International Service (SIS), she is specializing in International Negotiation and Reconciliation and Justice. Before attending SIS, she studied Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College where she studied US-Central American relations and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Outside of the classroom, Barbara serves as the President for the SIS Graduate Student Council. In this position, she is focused on advocacy and community building among SIS students. Barbara aims to work in spaces where she can contribute to systemic change in the insecurities of basic human needs. She has a love of languages and hopes to become a polyglot one day.