Dr. Jeanine Turner is Professor in the Communication, Culture, and Technology Program and holds an Affiliate Professor appointment in the McDonough School of Business. Her research explores the human factors and management issues involved in the introduction of new communication technologies within organizations and the development of virtual organizations. Specific examples of this research include the study of instant messaging and multicommunicating, computer-mediated bulletin boards as a form of social support, use of videoconferencing technology and the Internet for distance education, and the implementation of telemedicine technology as a means of augmenting the delivery of health care services.
Turner teaches courses in business communication, executive presentations, engaging in difficult conversations, and the impact of communication technologies on organizations to graduate students, executives, and undergraduates. Some of the organizations she has worked with include: National Association of Broadcasters, Verizon, the country of Montenegro, Texas Instruments, U.S. Department of Agriculture, AOL, OPIC, International Security Managers Association, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Sprint/Nextel, Rolls Royce, KPMG, the Pentagon, and the Staff of the U.S. Senate.
Professor Turner has published over 60 articles and book chapters and presented her work nationally and internationally. She loves teaching students and discovering the complexities of communication.