Jameien Taylor is a PhD student in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication. He holds an M.A. in Communication and a B.A. in Sociology from Arizona State University. He studies communication within interpersonal relationships. He is particularly interested in exploring the implications of kindness in conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Additionally, he is concerned with the ways people communicate kindness in various social roles, including parent, child, teacher, student, friend, stranger, and spouse.