Dr. Lynn Turner
Professor, Communication Studies; Director, Family Studies Minor
CMST 4110: Family Communication
CMST 2600: Theories of Human Communication
CMST 4120: Gender and Communication
CMST 4130: Communication and the Urban Family
CMST 2100: Interpersonal Communication
Ph. D. Northwestern University
M.A. University of Iowa
B.A. University of Illinois
I love the emphasis on social justice and service to the community. I appreciate the expectation for faculty research productivity as well as teaching excellence.
Family communication, gender and communication, and work/family intersections.
OSCLG Article award (2000) for Western Journal of Communication article on Zoe Baird (coauthored with Patricia Sullivan) College of Communication research award (1999)
OSCLG Book award (1997) for From the Margins to the Center (coauthored with Patricia Sullivan)
2nd Vice President of National Communication Association (NCA)
National Communication Association
Central States Communication Association
Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender
International Communication Association
Marquette professor since 1985
Iowa State 1978—1982
Slattery, K., Garner, A., Wolburg, J. & Turner, L. (2012). “At the Intersection of Jesuit and Feminist Moral Philosophies: Teaching for Social justice in the Engaged Classroom” in Boryczka, J. and Petrino, E. (eds), Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-First Century, Fordham University Press.
West, R., & Turner, L. H. (2007). Introducing Communication Theory: Analysis and Application, (3rd ed). McGraw-Hill.
Sotirin, P., Buzzanell, P.M., & Turner, L. H. (2007). “Colonizing the Family: A Feminist Critique of Family Management Texts.” Journal of Family Communication, 7(4), pp. 245-263.
Co-author, Journal of Family Communication article critiquing the concept of family management
Co-editor of The Family Communication Sourcebook (Sage)
Co-author, Journal of Applied Communication Research article on family communication after job loss.
Co-author, Howard Journal of Communications article on metaphors of workplace conflict.
Co-editor of book entitled Gender in Applied Communication Contexts (Sage).
Coauthor of book entitled Understanding Interpersonal Communication (Wadsworth).
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