Taylor M. Smith

Taylor M. Smith

PhD Student


Taylor M. Smith is a Ph.D. student whose research intersects ethical AI, security, machine learning, and education. More specifically, she investigates trust-building within AI applications for education. Taylor is co-advised by Dr. Ken Fleischmann and Dr. Earl Huff Jr., and is a member in the REALITY Lab led by Dr. Angela Smith and Dr. Earl Huff Jr.


M.S., Data Science, University of Denver
M.A., Educational Leadership & Policy, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
B.A., Political Science, Spelman College

Areas Of Specialization

Ethical AI
Machine Learning

Recent Publications

Duncheon, J., DeMatthews, D. E., & Smith, T. (2023). Cream Skimming in an Early College High School: A First-Year Principal'sDilemma in a High-Performing Campus. Journal of Cases in EducationalLeadership, 15554589231196780.

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Recent Courses

YearSemesterCourse NumberCourseSyllabusNotes
2023FallI 305Research Methods for Informatics