Taylor obtained her BSc in Geography from the University of Oklahoma in 2012. She went on to work for the Water Resources Board of Oklahoma studying surface water quantity and quality throughout the state. She decided to return to school to pursue her Masters in Water Management and Hydrological Sciences at Texas A&M University and received her degree in August 2016. Taylor is now starting her PhD in Geography at Louisiana State University. While at Texas A&M, Taylor joined the Geology and Geosciences Virtual Internship Program, and has been working with Michael Lilly from Geo-Watershed Scientific. As a result of this collaboration, Taylor was also a part of the Conference Technical Program and Planning Committee for the American Water Resources Association (AWRA) 2016 Spring Specialty Conference on Water-Energy-Environment Nexus. Taylor also collaborated with Dr. Giardino and Dr. Chris Houser as a co-author in a chapter of the book: "Principles and Dynamics of the Critical Zone", published in 2015, focusing on Periglacial processes and landforms.