University of Lincoln
Barry Turner is a senior lecturer in the Lincoln School of English and Journalism at the University of Lincoln, UK. His teaching focuses on law and the media, science and environmental journalism, reporting of conflict, terrorism, and war. Before becoming an academic, Barry worked as a lawyer in the criminal justice system. His previous research interests include the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on war veterans and victims of medical accidents. Currently, he is involved in researching reporting on terrorism and medical science. He is joint editor of Routledge’s Specialist Journalism.