Dr. Sarah Taylor

Dr. Sarah Taylor is an Assistant Professor in Child Development and Family Studies at California State University, Long Beach. As a trained family scientist and Certified Family Life Educator, Dr. Taylor takes a strengths- and prevention-approach to supporting individuals and families. She has applied her training in Family Life Education to her experiences developing and evaluating youth and family programs and workshops in local, national, and international contexts. Her research focuses on cross-cultural family well-being, intimate partner violence, gender roles in the family context, and the scholarship of teaching and learning in family science. 


At CSULB, Dr. Taylor teaches Parent Education, Family Life Education, International Families, and Family Stress & Coping. Dr. Taylor is also a service learning instructor. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she has supported faculty across campus in developing and teaching service learning courses remotely.   


Academic Area: 
Child Development and Family Studies

Certified Family Life Educator