OCCRL Staff and Affiliates

Francena Turner
Contact

fturner2@illinois.edu

Office

51 Gerty Dr., CRC 120
Champaign, IL 61820

Francena Turner

Research Assistant

Francena Turner is a mother of three and a doctoral student in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership concentrating on the history of higher education. Her current research focuses on collecting counternarratives of African-American women at co-educational HBCUs during the Civil Rights/Black Power and Black Campus Movements. She is also the cofounder of Students with Families.

Education

  • Ph.D. Student, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, in History of Higher Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ed.M., Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A., History, Fayetteville State University
  • A.A.S., Respiratory Care, Fayetteville Technical Community College
  • A.G.E., Fayetteville Technical Community College

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