Dr. Donathan Taylor


Donathan Taylor attended Hardin-Simmons University, the University of Georgia, and Rice University before completing a Ph.D. in European History with a concentration in Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Fulbright College of the University of Arkansas. He completed his academic studies with 302 hours, having earned a total of 120 hours in his discipline, including 87 graduate hours in history and art history. His primary research discipline is Military History with emphasis on ancient Roman warfare. Professor Taylor joined the faculty of Parker College at Hardin-Simmons University in 1995, and served as chairman of the Department of History from 2000-2010. He is presently the R. N. Richardson Professor of History.

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
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  • College Choice Best Christian Colleges and University
  • University and College Accountability Network