Taylor Parker

Taylor Parker

Taylor Parker is a doctoral candidate at Clemson University looking at the role that the school’s 18,000 acre forest plays in the socio-environmental system of Upstate South Carolina and the Southeast in general.

After working on coastal wetland habitat restoration in Southern California for over a decade, Taylor moved around the globe as a research technician before finding his way to Clemson University to study in Dr. Betty Baldwin’s Conservation Social Science lab. Currently a producer for the conservation podcast Pelecanus, Taylor is also a photographer trying to use art and storytelling to explore conservation as an expression of humanity.