publications

  • Turner, M. (2021, November 18). "A Glimpse at a Water-Scarce Future in Dune." World War Zero.

  • Turner, M. (2021, November 10). "Opinion: HBCUs must keep environmental and climate justice at forefront." The Atlanta-Journal Constitution.

  • Turner, M. (2021, November 5). "Let’s get better at greening our homecomings, fairs and festivals." Tallahassee Democrat.

  • Turner, M. (2021, September 29). "Mass Expulsion is Only a Temporary Solution." World War Zero.

  • Davis, C., Griffard, M., Long, R., Turner, M., Hartman, H., Sexton, J., Norton, T., Méndez, D., & Méndez, J. (2021). “College Persistence During a Pandemic: Supporting First Generation Students in Reaching Graduation.Natural Hazards Center Quick Response Grant Report Series, 330. Boulder, CO: Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado Boulder.

  • Turner, M. (2021, August 13). “Building a culture of environmental preparedness at HBCUs.” The Hill.

  • Turner, M. (In Progress). “Angela Davis Iconography as a Diasporic Resource.” In S.L. Jones (Ed.), Resisting Injustice: Contemporary Views on Angela Davis. University Press of Mississippi.

  • Turner, M. (Forthcoming 2021). “Environmental justice.” In D. Jones-Brown and C. Barrow (Eds.), Race, Crime, and Justice: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood.

  • Turner, M. (2021). “Environmental racism as genocide.” In A. Frankowski, J. Ntihirageza, and C. Eze (Eds.), Critical Perspectives on African Genocide: Memory, Silence, and Anti-Black Political Violence. Rowan & Littlefield International.

  • Climate Justice.” Invited Panelist. Reclaiming Florida’s Future for All Annual Advocacy Day. Virtual. (March 2021).

  • “My Interest in Climate Solutions.” Collaborative Collision: Climate Solutions. Florida State University Office of Research. Virtual. (March 2021).

  • Turner, M. (2021, February 17). "A watershed moment for HBCUs." Quad Magazine.

  • “Black Girl Magic: Supporting the First-Year Success of African-American Women.” Facilitator. 40th Annual Conference on The First-Year Experience. Virtual. (February 2021).

  • Interdisciplinary Research Panel: How Covid-19 Has Impacted Students Across the Country.” Invited Panelist. Flying First: Rowan University’s 4th Annual First-Generation Symposium. Virtual. (February 2021).

  • Climate Change and the Future of FAMU.” Invited Panelist. Environment Florida. Virtual. (December 2020).

  • Davis, C.R., H. Hartman, D. Méndez, J. Méndez, T. Norton, J. Sexton, and M. Turner. (2020, September 8). “Understanding College Persistence for First-Generation College Students Living Through COVID-19.” Center for First-Generation Student Success.

  • “#MeTooHBCU: Black Women’s Power, Inequality, and Resistance in the University.” Open Refereed Roundtable at American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. (August 2020). CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

  • “The Exclusion of Black Women as Scientists in Popular Media.” Pedagogy, Popularization, and the Public Understanding of Science Conference. Science History Institute. Philadelphia, PA. (May 2020). POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

  • “Dark Race, Dark Place, Dark Space: An African-American Experience of Dark Tourism.” Popular Culture Association Annual Conference. Philadelphia, PA. (April 2020). CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

  • “#MeTooU: An Exploration of Strategies to Prevent Sexual Harassment at Colleges and Universities.” Long-Term Global Perspectives on Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Policy, Practice & Strategies. Museum of Work. Norrköping, Sweden. (March 2020)

  • “From Disaster Tourism to Recovery Tourism: Lessons Learned from 21st-Century Disasters.” From Katrina to Michael: Disaster in the 21st-century Circum-Caribbean. Winthrop-King Institute for Contemporary French and Francophone Studies. Tallahassee, FL. (February 2020).

  • “Adventures in Dark Tourism: Disaster, Tragedies, and Heritage.” Anthrobites Lecture Series. Florida State University Department of Anthropology. Tallahassee, FL. (January 2020).

  • Turner, M. (2019). “Hip Hop as Cultural Capital: Remixing Bourdieu's Theory to Affirm Cultural Wealth.” Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies, 2(3), pp. 85-100. http://ellids.com/archives/2019/03/2.3-Turner.pdf

  • #MeTooHBCU: Intersecting Systems of Oppression at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” Mid-South Sociological Association Annual Conference. Jackson, MS. (October 2019).

  • “Environmental Sociology Research Updates.” HBCU Geosciences Working Group meeting at the Earth Educators’ Rendezvous 2019. Nashville, TN. (July 2019).

  • “Toxic Places and Different Races: Stakeholder Interests and Contested Bio-Hazard Management in EPA Superfund Sites.” Racial Democracy Crime and Justice Network’s 17th Annual Workshop. Newark, NJ. (July 2019).

  • “Reconstructing Dark Tourism Experiences through an African-American Lens.” Presented at Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference. Washington, D.C. (April 2019).

  • “Continuing Legacies of Scholarship and Activism: Social Movements for Environmental Justice.” Du Bois King Symposium Annual Conference. Clark Atlanta University. Atlanta, GA (February 2018).

  • Adams, T., and Turner, M. (2014). “Professional responsibilities versus familial responsibilities: An examination of role conflict among first responders during the Hurricane Katrina disaster,” Journal of Emergency Management: Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 45-54.

  • Turner, M. (2013). “Mariama Ba’s So Long a Letter.” In A.K. Bangura (Ed.), Fractal Complexity in the Works of Major Black Thinkers Volume II. San Diego, CA: Cognella.

  • “Environmental (In)Justice in Washington, DC: A Comparative Analysis of Capital Superfunds.” Association of Black Sociologists Annual Conference. New York, New York (August 2013).

  • “Environmental Justice in Washington, D.C.: A Comparative Analysis of Spring Valley and Kenilworth Park.” Howard University Research Day 2013. Washington, D.C. (April 2013).

  • “Hip Hop as Cultural Capital: Using Critical Race Theory to Affirm Cultural Wealth.” Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association National Conference. Washington, D.C. (March 2013).

  • “The Experience of Role Strain Among Police Officers During a Disaster.” International Research Committee on Disasters Researchers Meeting. Broomfield, Colorado (July 2012).

  • Adams, T., Anderson, L., Turner, M., and Armstrong, J. (2011) "Coping through a Disaster: Lessons from Hurricane Katrina," Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: Vol. 8: Iss. 1, Article 19.

  • “Uncovering the Causes of Youth Violence.” Roundtable presentation at American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia (August 2010).

  • “Police Training: Access, Participation and Attitudes.” American Society of Criminologists Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (November 2009).

  • “An Examination of Coping Strategies Used by First Responders in the Face of a Disaster.” International Committee on Disasters Meeting. Broomfield, Colorado (July 2009).

  • “Police Training: Access, Participation and Attitudes.” Morgan State University Graduate Student Association Conference. Baltimore, Maryland (April 2009).

  • “Police Disaster/Crisis Training.” Poster at 3rd Annual U.S. Department of Homeland Security University Network Summit and Student Day. Washington, D.C. (March 2009).

  • Adams, T., and Turner, M. (2008). “Spatial Analysis of Juvenile Violent Crime Patterns in the District of Columbia.” Proceedings of the 2008 Annual Meeting of the International Academy of Linguistics, Behavioral, and Social Sciences: Vol. 20. Association for Global Business.

  • “Effects of debriefing on police stress after a crisis.” Poster at 2nd Annual U.S. Department of Homeland Security University Network Summit and Student Day. Washington, D.C. (March 2008).