Mary's Woods at Marylhurst was ranked #2 in the nation among university-based retirement communities in 2014, in part due to the tuition discount residents receive at Marylhurst University.
Department of Human Sciences
Ph.D. in Sociology, The Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
MA, University of Montana
BA in Economics, Willamette University
Research Methods in the Social Sciences
Principles of Sociology
Sociology of Religion
David Taylor has taught at Marylhurst since 1994 while working as a training and development manager for government agencies. He previously taught sociology at the University of Montana and Southern Oregon University. His current research involves the study of an ecumenical church centered on peace and justice and a shared Lutheran-Catholic liturgy.