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Elizabeth Turner has earned bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. Prior to coming on board at Vanderbilt, she worked for several years as a journalist and section editor for the Herald-Citizen Newspaper in Cookeville.
As Communications Associate Program Manager, Elizabeth maintains the VKC's social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), coordinates travel and agendas for visiting speakers, serves as event manager for VKC-sponsored conferences and special events, drafts the weekly "Monday Morning Message" e-newsletter, manages the annual Pacific Coast Research Conference, and contributes stories for the VKC website and the Kennedy Center's Discovery and VKC Notables print and online publications. She is honored to be a part of such an altruistic organization as the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center.