Taylor B. Alarcon

Taylor B. Alarcon

Research Interests


Taylor B. Alarcon is a Ph.D. Student, Paul F. Lazarsfeld Fellow, and Provost Diversity Fellow in the Department of Sociology at Columbia University. Broadly, he studies racial and economic inequality using quantitative and computational methods, with particular interests in housing, neighborhoods, crime, policing, technology, and algorithms. 

Prior to Columbia, Taylor was an IRT Fellow, a research associate in the Department of African American Studies at Princeton University and the Information Sciences Institute at University of Southern California, and a product design leader in the tech industry. He graduated from Brown University with a degree in Applied Mathematics in 2017.


BA in Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 2017