On June 12, 2014, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted the Webinar titled Paternal Incarceration and Child Wellbeing featuring Dr. Kristin Turney. During the Webinar Dr. Turney discussed collateral consequences of paternal incarceration, including findings from two ongoing research projects that examine the relationship between paternal incarceration and harm to child wellbeing. Dr. Turney also explained why paternal incarceration is an important dimension to consider when exploring inequality among children. Dr. Joyce Arditti, Professor of Human Development at Virginia Tech, joined in as a discussant.
Dr. Turney was the seventh SSRC Emerging Scholar, and was the featured Scholar for April-June 2014. Dr. Turney received her Ph.D. with distinction in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) and a Faculty Affiliate of UC Irvine’s Center for Demographic and Social Analysis.
This document contains the PowerPoint presentation from Dr. Turney’s Webinar. The recording from the Webinar as well as more information on Dr. Turney and her work can be found here. The transcript from the Webinar can be found here. A record of the question and answer session from Dr. Turney's Webinar can be found here.