Linda Taylor

Linda Taylor
Title: Assistant Professor
Division: Nursing
Office Location: Nursing 152
Office Phone: 815-752-8353
Email: ltaylor6@niu.edu

Courses taught

  • 488 Nursing Ethics and the Law
  • 601 Transition to Graduate Nursing
  • 698 Capstone: Program Synthesis
  • 408 Human Genetics and Genomics

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Post Masters’, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University, Nursing
  • B.S., Rockford College, Illinois, Nursing
  • B.S., Rockford College, Psychology
  • A.D. Triton College, Nursing

Academic and Research Interests

  • National and state nursing workforce surveys/data
  • National foreign nurse requirements
  • Diversity and equity in nursing education

 Awards and Recognitions

  • Appointment by Secretary Schneider at the State of Illinois Governor’s office to the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center. Vice-chair of Advisory Board 2018 Chicago-Springfield, IL
  • Selected to represent NIU to American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Diversity Equity and Inclusion Group 2018

 Selected Publications

  • Taylor, L. (2019) Illinois Nursing Workforce Center Registered Nurse 2018 Workforce Survey. Illinois Nursing Workforce Center, 2019. 
  • Taylor, L. (2018) Illinois Nursing Workforce Center Licensed Practical Nurse 2017 Workforce Survey. Illinois Nursing Workforce Center, 2018. 
  • Taylor, L. (2018) Illinois Nursing Workforce Center Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) 2016 Workforce Survey. Illinois Nursing Workforce Center, 2018.
  • Taylor, L. (2017) Illinois Center for Nursing Registered Nurse Workforce Survey 2016. Illinois Center for Nursing, 2017.