Graduate Student Spotlight: Taylor Darks from the Department of Sociology

What department are you a graduate student in?  

I am doctoral student in the Sociology Department.

Why did you decide to go to graduate school? 

I decided to go to graduate school to prepare myself for a career focused on racial inequalities and reform.

Did your interests change throughout your program? 

My interests stayed relatively the same, however I did find a niche in policy research which I really enjoy. It is amazing to see how social and structural pressures shape policies and policy makers.

What do you want to do with your advanced degree?

I would like to work in a felid that allows me to use my degree and the hard work I have put into it. Regardless of where I end up, I want to contribute my knowledge and creativity to whatever project comes my way.

Taylor Darks

Taylor Darks is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at FSU. You can learn more about Taylor here.

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