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Mike Taylor


4153 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602


ENGL 251
TTh 12:05p-1:20p

ENGL 251
TTh 1:35p-2:50p

TTh 9:30a-10:45a
HRCB 154

Office Hours
MW 2:00p-3:00p or by appointment
4151 JFSB

Research Interests

Indigenous American literatures, Western American literatures, Indigenous Modernisms, Boarding/Residential School Studies

Teaching Interests

Indigenous Studies, American Studies, Western American Literature


  • PhD, English , Indigenous Literatures, University of British Columbia (2016)
  • Master of Arts, American Studies , Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (2012)
  • Bachelor of Arts, English and German Studies , Brigham Young University (2010)

Honors and Awards

  • Donald L. Fixico Award, Western History Association (2022 - Present)
  • Finalist for Best Book in Utah History, Utah Division of State History (2022 - Present)
  • Fulbright U.S. Scholar, Fulbright (2023 - 2023)
  • Young Scholar Award in Western Studies, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (2020 - 2023)
  • Faculty Award-Scholarship, Department of English, BYU (2022 - 2022)
  • College of Humanities Mentored Experience Grant, Brigham Young University (2020 - 2022)
  • Honorable Mention, 1921 Prize, Best Article in American Literature, American Literature Society (2021 - 2021)
  • LeRoy S. Axland Award, Utah Historical Society (2021 - 2021)
  • Humanities+ Public Humanities Award, College of Humanities, Brigham Young University (2020 - 2020)

Courses Taught


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