Doctoral Research Assistant; University of Chicago (SSA)
Research Fellow; RefugeeOne
Project Coordinator; The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
Doctoral Theory Workshop Coordinator, University of Chicago (SSA)
Fields of Special Interest
Refugee children and adolescent development
Schooling among disadvantaged populations
School social work and urban education
International social work
Publications or Presentations
Anderson, C., Cureton Turner, A., Heath, R., & Payne, C.M. (2016). On the meaning of grit…and hope…and fate control…and alienation…and locus of control…and…self-efficacy…and…effort optimism…and… The Urban Review, 48, 198-219.
Nagaoka, J., Farrington, C., Elhrich, S., Johnson, D.W., Heath, R., Dickson, S., Cureton Turner, A., Hayes, K., and Mayo, Ashley. (June 2015); A Framework for Developing Young Adult Success in the 21st Century. The Wallace Project at the Consortium on Chicago School Research, Chicago, IL.