- SMC Spring Speakers: ‘Advancing the Dialogue: The Effectiveness of a Journalism Online Race Studies Class (1997-2010)’
- March 6, 2013 1:00 pm
- March 6, 2013 2:00 pm
- Annenberg Hall, Room 301
2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19122, United States
Associate Professor of Journalism
This sabbatical project involved taking a reflective look at the journalism signature course, “Race & Racism in the News,” designed and taught online since 1997. As part of the multifaceted project, course graduates from as far back as 1997 were contacted and surveyed about the lasting impact of the course.
Karen M. Turner is an associate professor and director of the broadcast journalism sequence in the Department of Journalism at Temple University. She served as department chair from 2000-2003. Karen is a past president of Temple University’s Faculty Senate, serving as its president 2008 – 2010. She is a founding member of Temple’s Academic Center on Research in Diversity (ACCORD) and currently serves as its director.