Edward W. Taylor is a professor of adult education at Penn State Harrisburg. He received his Ed.D. in adult education from the University of Georgia. His work has appeared in Adult Education Quarterly, International Journal of Lifelong Education, Studies in the Education of Adults and among other scholarly journals. He recently published two edited books Transformative Learning in Practice and Adult Education in Cultural Institutions: Aquariums, Libraries, Museums, Parks, and Zoos. He has been a co-editor of the Adult Education Quarterly and active member of the planning committee for several International Transformative Learning Conferences. Prior to joining the faculty at Penn State, he was a faculty member at Antioch University in Seattle.