Jennifer Turner, PhD

Position: Senior Research Associate
Categories: Student Parent Success Initiative
Dr. Jennifer Turner is an accomplished Social Scientist with more than tens of years of experience conducting intersectional qualitative research using in-depth interviews and analyzing qualitative data.  Her research interests and work focuses on intersectionality, families, and eliminating structural and institutional barriers for women and girls.  Dr. Turner earned her doctorate in sociology with a concentration in women’s and gender studies from Virginia Tech. She received her master’s in sociology with a concentration in women’s studies from Old Dominion University, and her bachelor’s in sociology from James Madison University.