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Barbara Turlington

Barbara Turlington, American educational association administrator. Recipient James W. Dodge Memorial Foreign Language Advocate award, Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2002.


  • Turlington, Barbara was born on December 8, 1931 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Edgar and Catherine (Hackett) Turlington.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, American University Beirut, 1955. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1960.


    • Instructor government Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut. Instructor political science Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1963-1968. Assistant, then associate dean Hampshire College, Amherst, 1969-1976.

      Dean, 1976-1978; executive assistant to president Association American Universities, Washington. Director international education American Council Education, since 1984. Board directors Alliance International Educational and clutural Exchange, Washington, since 1986, CAPE: A Community Agile Partners in Education, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

      Member National Council Evaln. Foreign Educational Credentials.


    • Co-author: Internationalizing the Curriculum: A Handbook for Campus Leaders, 1992, Spreading the Word II: Promising developments for Undergraduate Forigh Language Instruction, 1996. Co-author, editor: Spreading the Word: Improving the Way We Teach Foreign Languages, 1994.

      Co-editor: Next Steps for Languages Across the Curriculum: Prospects, Problems, Promis, 1998.


    Party affiliation: Democrat



    Travel, gardening.


    • father: Edgar Turlington
    • mother: Catherine (Hackett) Turlington
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    • 1955
      American University Beirut
    • 1960
      Columbia University
    • 1963 - 1968
      instructor, political science Mount Holyoke College
      South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1969 - 1976
      assistant, dean Hampshire College
      Amherst, Ohio, United States
    • 1969 - 1976
      then associate, dean Hampshire College
      Amherst, Ohio, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
    • 1984
      director, international education American Council Education
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