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educator , Psychologist , sociologist

Sherry Turkle, American Sociologist, psychologist, educator. Licensed psychologist, Massachusetts. Fellow Guggenheim Foundation, 1981-1982, Rockefeller Foundation, 1980-1981; namedWoman of Year, Mississippi Magazine, 1984. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Turkle, Sherry was born on June 18, 1948 in New York City. Daughter of Milton and Harriet (Bonowitz) Turkle.

Education

AB, Radcliffe College, 1970; Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1976; Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Claremont College, 1990.

Career

Assistant professor sociology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1976-1980; associate professor sociology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1991; professor sociology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1991; member Laboratory for Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Licensed psychologist, Massachusetts.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Connections

Married Ralph Willard, August 16, 1987;1 child, Rebecca Ellen Turkle Willard.

father:
Milton Turkle

mother:
Harriet (Bonowitz) Turkle

spouse:
Ralph Willard

child:
Rebecca Ellen Turkle Willard Turkle