Lisa A. Turner, Ph.D.

Lisa A. Turner, Ph.D.

Developmental Psychology


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

Dr Turner will be reviewing graduate student applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. Apply here.

Research Interests

  • Cognitive development in children
  • Altered cognitive development in children with mental retardation


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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