History and
Social Sciences

The faculty and students within our multidisciplinary department advance the study and practice of history and the social sciences through teaching, research, and outreach. Our research generates knowledge rooted in historical and social scientific approaches to the study of the human condition.


Turner, Terrance

Terrance N. Turner

Adjunct Professor, History and Social Sciences
Faculty Suite H

Born in Providence of Irish and Italian parents; attended and graduated from both Catholic and public school systems in R.I. BA from R.I.C. in 1977 in Psychology and Political Science; J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 1980. Founder and principal of Terrance N Turner Law Offices, a general practice in both R.I. and Mass. Father of a 27 year old son and a 29 year old daughter. Currently residing in Smithfield, R.I.

Business and business law in general; have also taught criminal law, medical ethics, probate law, real estate law, legal research/writing, paralegal studies, hospitality law, juvenile and special education law.

World History, Interpersonal Communication, Business Law, Martial arts; avid hiker, motorcyclist and 'beach-bum.', Developmental Psychology, Contract Law, Litigation

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • R.I. Bar Association
  • 1977, Senator John H Chafee Award