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Faculty and Staff - Marya Davis Turley

Marya Davis Turley

Marya Davis Turley


Office:  Cherry Hall 20F
Phone:  270-745-3043


Introduction to College Writing; Introduction to Literature; Writing Across the Disciplines



Professor Marya Davis Turley earned an Associate's Degree in General Studies (emphasis in health sciences), a Bachelor's Degree in English and Allied Language Arts and a Master's Degree in English from Western Kentucky University.

After working as an on-air radio personality, a business manager for a mental health practice, and as a full-time instructor for English as a Second Language International, Professor Turley joined WKU's Department of English in 2004.

Her interests include the oral and written histories of the South Central Kentucky region, particularly those of the South Union Shakers, and the use of bibliotherapy and writing in therapeutic practice. 

In her spare time, Professor Turley enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and watching late-night reruns of Frasier.

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