Allison H. Turner is Department Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration at West Chester University, teaching in the Master of Public Administration program. Her professional experience encompasses various roles within the nonprofit sector, including program development and evaluation, grant writing, and community economic development. Her research addresses the role of information literacy in graduate public administration curriculums, the role of nonprofit organizations in contemporary political economies, the development and implementation of strategic management in the nonprofit sector, and brownfields redevelopment and environmental policy.
B.A., Centre College, Danville, KY, 2001
M.P.A., University of Louisville, 2005
Ph.D., University of Louisville, 2010
"Community Economic Development & Substantive Participation: A Necessary Context for Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making." America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States, ABC-CLIO, Inc., August 2011.
"Identifying Obstacles to Urban Agriculture." America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco- Friendly Culture in the United States, ABC-CLIO, Inc., August 2011.