Lisa A. Turner, Ph.D.

Lisa A. Turner, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology


  • Ph.D., University of Alabama 1984: Experimental Psychology
  • M.S., University of Alabama 1982: Experimental Psychology
  • B.S., University of Alabama 1979: Psychology


Research Interests

  • Academic adjustment among emerging adults
  • Relations of parenting to psychological development of emerging adults


  • Turner, L.A. & Johnson, B. (accepted). Stress and coping in families of children with disabilities: A mixed research perspective. To appear in K.M.T. Collins, A.J. Onwuegbuzie, & Q. Jiao (Eds.) Toward a broader understanding of stress and coping: Mixed methods approaches. Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

  • Fulton, E. B. & Turner, L.A. (2008). Students’ academic motivation: relations with parental

    warmth, autonomy granting, and supervision. Educational Psychology.

  • Turner, L., McGowan, M. W., Culpepper, C. L., & Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. (2007). Social support for adolescent mothers: The role of community mentors. In Earl B Darlon (Ed), Adolescent Behavior Research Frontiers (pp. 1-14). Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

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