Jennifer Turner

Jennifer Turner

Jennifer Turner is an assistant professor of sociology at Hollins. She earned her Ph.D. in sociology with a concentration in women’s and gender studies from Virginia Tech, 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. Her research focuses on the intersection of race, class, and gender in the context of the family.

Areas of Expertise

  • Race, class, and gender
  • Families
  • Social inequality
  • Black feminisms

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Race, Class, and Gender
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Black Feminist Thought
  • Reproductive Justice
  • Qualitative Methods

Education

  • Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2019
  • M.A., Old Dominion University, 2013
  • B.A., James Madison University, 2010

Publications & Articles

Research Interests

  • Race, class, and gender
  • Families
  • Social inequality
  • Black feminisms