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Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

Dr. Patricia A. Turner was appointed Dean and Vice Provost for UCLA’s Division of Undergraduate Education, effective December 2012.

The author of four books and many articles, Professor Turner has a joint faculty appointment between African-American Studies and World Arts and Culture.  Her research focuses on racial dynamics as they surface in folklore and popular culture.  Her most recent book, Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilters, was published in 2009.