Taylor Brooks

Editor Rights in Exile Refugee Legal Aid Newsletter, 2019–Present

Taylor is a PhD Candidate in the Media, Communications and Sociology Department at the University of Leicester.  The central focus of her research involves understanding the current nationalist and nativist sentiment surrounding undocumented immigration, the border wall and deportations in the United States.  Taylor completed an MSc in International Development (Poverty, Inequality and Development) in 2014 at the University of Birmingham. Her thesis work examined women’s land rights in Ethiopia. Taylor also lived and studied in Sweden. She completed a BA from Malmӧ University in Human Rights in 2011, where the focus of her research was on the human rights to water and sanitation. Her thesis work centered on climate migration. Taylor has dual Swedish and American citizenship and lives currently in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.