Kieran (Kerry) Taylor is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Citadel Oral History Program at The Citadel. Taylor is a specialist in 20th-Century American civil rights and labor history. He has written on labor activism in Detroit, rural activism in North Carolina, the folklorist Archie Green, and many other subjects.
Taylor is a co-editor of Threshold of a New Decade, The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., vol. 5, edited with Tenisha Armstrong, Clayborne Carson, Susan Carson, and Adrienne Clay (University of California Press, 2005), and of American Labor and the Cold War: Grassroots Politics and Postwar Political Culture, edited with Robert Cherny and William Issel (Rutgers University Press, 2004).