Dr. Barbara Turnage

Professor

Dr. Barbara Turnage
Room 340, Academic Classroom Building (ACB)

Degree Information

  • PHD, Tulane University (1998)
  • MSSW, University of Nebraska Omaha (1987)
  • BSW, University of Nebraska Omaha (1982)

Areas of Expertise

  • Impact of verbal and physical aggression on body image, friendship patterns, and self-esteem
  • African-American mother-daughter relationships
  • Relationship between completion, body image, and friendships among women
  • Understanding how parenting styles affect emotional health
  • Impact of language on self-esteem development
  • Relationship between frustration and global self-esteem level
  • Rationalization of relationship violence by the ab...
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  • Impact of verbal and physical aggression on body image, friendship patterns, and self-esteem
  • African-American mother-daughter relationships
  • Relationship between completion, body image, and friendships among women
  • Understanding how parenting styles affect emotional health
  • Impact of language on self-esteem development
  • Relationship between frustration and global self-esteem level
  • Rationalization of relationship violence by the abused and the abuser
  • Identifying ways to redirect self-destructive behaviors


Experience with external funding agencies

  • Health Resources and Services Administration
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
  • NIKE, Inc.

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