Folklorist and author
According to Wikipedia,
Patricia A. Turner, Ph.D, is a folklorist who documents and analyzes the stories that define the African American experience. A professor in World Arts and Cultures/Dance and African American Studies at UCLA, Turner is the author of five books on topics including rumors, legends, and conspiracy theories; to African American quilters; and images of African Americans in popular culture. She is a 2021 recipient of the Linda Dégh Lifetime Achievement Award for legend scholarship.
Patricia Turner is affiliated with the following schools: