Dr. Baylor received his PhD in Sociology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1994 with a dissertation entitled “Modern Warriors: Mobilization and Decline of the American Indian Movement (AIM), 1968-1979.” The MA was awarded in 1989 from the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill. He received his BS from Northwest Missouri State University in 1985 graduating Cum Laude.
Dr. Baylor is interested in the political mobilization of Native Americans and Native American culture in general having conducted fieldwork on both the Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations in South Dakota. He also examines the dynamics of racial/ethnic relations in the U.S. with particular interest in interracial dating and marriage. An advocate for the respect and acceptance of gay and lesbian persons in all areas of social life, he lives in rural Pennsylvania where he maintains an intimate connection with the land.
Baylor, Tim. 1996 “Media Framing of Movement Protest: The Case of American Indian Protest.” The Social Science Journal 33 (3): 241-255.
Baylor, Tim. 2006 “Black and Gay Identity Selection” in African Americans
Baylor, Tim. 2007 “The American Indian Movement” in Conflicts in American History: The Long Civil Rights Movement 1945-1973, edited by Brian L. Johnson and Zoe Trodd, South Carolina: BCL/Manly, Inc.