Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Purcell Taylor, EdD, LPCC, LICC

Title: Emeritus Professor of Psychology

Company: University of Cincinnati

Location: Mason, Ohio, United States




  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for the Treatment of Sex Abusers
  • Association of Black Psychologists
  • Cathedral Child Development Center
  • Cincinnati Central Community Mental Health Board (board director)
  • Cincinnati Human Relations Board (commissioner)
  • Epilepsy Association of Ohio (state board of directors)
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation (health advisory committee)
  • Human Involvement Project Incorporated Education Committee
  • Kiwanis International
  • Mental Health Services Northwest Inc. (board director)
  • National Black Alcoholism Council, Ohio State Chapter (chairperson)
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Counselor Credentialing Board (trustee)
  • Ohio Psychological Association
  • Psi Chi
  • Rotary International
  • United States Marine Corps
  • University Affiliated Center for Developmental Disorders (trustee)
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Warren County Veterans Court (volunteer, mentor)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2024)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2024)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2023)
  • Inductee, Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Class of (2023)
  • Honoree, Instructor of the Year, Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology (2012)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation, Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology (2010)
  • Recipient, Special Award in Appreciation, National Association of Social Sciences (1994)
  • Recipient, Special Award, Cincinnati Human Relations Commission, Cincinnati, OH (1986)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award in Recognition of Exceptional Leadership and Devoted Service, Central Community Health Board of Ohio (1985, 1982)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation of Police Department, Department of Safety (1980)
  • Recipient, National Defense Service Medal, United States Armed Forces
  • Recipient, Expeditionary Medal, United States Armed Forces
  • Two-Time Recipient, Bronze Star Service Medals, United States Armed Forces

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