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Turner, William H.

  • Name(s)
    • William H. Turner
    • William Hobart Turner
  • Date of Birth
    • July 20, 1946
    • Lynch, Harlan County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Lynch, Harlan County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    • Berea, Madison County, Kentucky
    • Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Education
    • Honorary Doctorate, University of North Carolina Asheville, 2020
    • Post Doctoral work: University of Pennsylvania, Duke University
    • PhD in Sociology and Anthropology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1975
    • MA in Sociology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1970
    • Foreign Affairs Scholars Program, Howard University
    • BS in Sociology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1968
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Inducted into the College of Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame, University of Kentucky, 2021
    • Individual Mountain Heritage Award, Western Carolina University, 2021
    • Distinguished Alumni Exemplar, Notre Dame University
    • Lifetime of Service award, Appalachian Studies Association (ASA), 2009
    • Dr. Martin Luther King Kentucky Citizen of the Year award from the Kentucky Governor, 2008
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame, 2006
    • Person of the Year Award, Christian Appalachian Project, 1994
  • Employment
    • Distinguished Professor of Appalachian Studies and Regional Ambassador, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky
    • Vice President for Diversity, Kentucky
    • Interim President, Kentucky State University
    • Professor, Fisk University
    • Professor, Howard University
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Professor
    • Writer

Turney, Rebecca Mitchell

  • Name(s)
    • Rebecca Mitchell Turney
  • Date of Birth
    • Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
  • Residence(s)
    • Northern Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Grants (3), Kentucky Foundation for Women
    • Road to Pleasant Hill placed on the Bluegrass State Awards list for grades 3-5, 2010-2011
  • Employment
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Public broadcasting producer
    • Writer