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Dr. John C. Turner

John C. Turner, Ph.D. aka The Professor JT, a native of Indianapolis, Indiana, is an alumnus of Indiana State University where he received his B.S. in Electronics Technology and M.S. in Student Affairs & Higher Education. Dr. Turner successfully completed a Ph.D. in Urban Education Studies from the Indiana University School of Education at Indiana University Indianapolis. Dr. Turner’s academic research focus investigates the retention and success of the minority males & BIPOC K-Doctorate students, staff, and faculty. Dr. Turner is the CEO and Owner of The Professor JT Educational Counseling LLC.  Dr. Turner has been a Conference Speaker, Model, Community Panelist, and Keynote Speaker, along with being an Education Advocate who creates community/school/organization/corporation networking and programming opportunities to discuss societal, systemic, & DEIB issues. Dr. Turner is host of "The Doc Chat" Show on LinkedIN and YouTube which highlights the doctoral journeys of Doctors from all kinds of Doctorate degree majors. Dr. Turner is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. 


THE DOCTOR TALKER:  How Six Determined Individuals Accomplished Their Dream of Becoming a Doctor

There are over fifty plus different types of Doctorate degrees, but how come no one ever talks about their own doctoral journey about how they became a DOCTOR?


The Doctor Talker unveils the incredible stories of determination, disappointment, and desire of 6 different Doctors who overcame the odds to complete their distinct Doctorate degrees. This book emerged from the vision of John C. Turner, PhD to provide the real accounts of Doctors to  help people discover their confidence with encouragement, inspiration, and support to help them reach their dreams of becoming a Doctor. 


Make no mistake, the paths these incredible Doctors took were not easy. Their successful doctoral journeys displayed in this book will truly let the world know that the rough road traveled to a doctorate degree is one of that can be accomplished. 

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