Dr. Don Taylor


Dr. Donathan Taylor, professor of history and Rupert Richardson Chair of History, received his Ph.D. in European history with a concentration in ancient Mediterranean studies from Fulbright College of the University of Arkansas in 1997.

His primary research discipline is military history with emphasis on ancient Roman warfare. Taylor joined the faculty of the Cynthia Ann Parker College of Liberal Arts at Hardin-Simmons University in 1995, and served as head of the HSU Department of History from 2000 to 2010.

Degrees Earned

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Hardin-Simmons University, 1985
  • Master of Arts, History, Hardin-Simmons University, 1989
  • Doctor of Philosophy, History, University of Arkansas, 1997
  • A Princeton Review Best Western College
  • Council for Christian Colleges & Universities
  • Center for Student Opportunity: Promoting a College-Bound Culture
  • US News Best Colleges
  • Military Friendly
  • Colleges of Distinction
  • University and College Accountability Network