Taylor D. Duckett is a Graduate Teaching Associate in the Department of Africana Studies. She is known for her poetry and spoken word and has extensive creative writing and journalism experience. Ms. Duckett's research interests include Africana Literature and the Oral Tradition, and she also enjoys teaching written composition. Ms. Duckett holds a B.B.A. in Business Law from the University of Miami and is completing her M.F.A in Creative Writing - Poetry with an Africana Studies focus, from SF State.