Turner, Francena


Dr. Francena F.L. Turner
Adjunct Lecturer, History
Email: fturner1@uncfsu.edu


  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership (History of Education) 2020.
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ed.M Education Policy Studies. 2015.
  • Fayetteville State University, BA. History. 2014· Fayetteville Technical Community College. AAS. Respiratory Care & Associate in General Education. 2003.

Teaching Courses

  • HIST 210, African American History

Research Interests

  • Histories of Black education across the lifespan
  • Black women's higher education and career trajectories
  • Fayetteville State University
  • Black Digital Humanities
  • Qualitative Research Methods


  • Black Women and Student Activism at Fayetteville State, 1960-1972




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