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Doctoral Student Fatimah Turner Awarded Best Paper Award by National Council on Family Relations

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Fatimah Turner, a doctoral student in the Family Science & Human Development department, was recently awarded the Student Best Paper Award in the Ethnic Minorities Section by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR). This award recognizes the most outstanding student conference proposal accepted for presentation on a topic with a direct relevance to ethnic minority families.

The NCFR, founded in 1938, is the oldest, nonprofit, nonpartisan, multidisciplinary professional association focused solely on family research, practice, and education. Its members are professional dedicated to understanding and strengthening families, from over 35 countries and all 50 U.S. states and include: researchers, demographers, marriage and family therapists, parent/family educators, university faculty, students, social workers, extension specialists and faculty, ECFE teachers, clergy, counselors, K-12 teachers, and more.

The 2019 NCFR conference will be held November 20-23, 2019 in Fort Worth, Texas. The theme of the conference is “Family Sustainability: Contextualizing Relationships Within Evolving Systems.”

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