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Emerging Scholar

Dr. Kristin Turney

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Dr. Kristin Turney is the SSRC Emerging Scholar for April-June 2014. Dr. Turney received her Ph.D. with distinction in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) and a Faculty Affiliate of UC Irvine’s Center for Demographic and Social Analysis. Her research interests include the effects of incarceration on parenting, the impacts on child wellbeing of maternal depression, and issues of social inequality and immigration. In addition, Dr. Turney serves on the Editorial Board for both the Journal of Marriage and Family, and the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. She is also a member of the American Society of Criminology, American Sociological Association, Population Association of America, and the Society for Research on Child Development. Her research is and has been supported by the American Educational Research Association, the National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, UC Irvine, University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research on Poverty, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Family and Marriage Research, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center.

On June 12, 2014, Dr. Turney will be featured in a Webinar titled Paternal Incarceration and Child Wellbeing. Registration information for this Webinar will be available on the SSRC in the coming weeks.

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