Sonya Turner

Sonya Michele Turner , M.P.A.

Associate Director

Professional Summary

Ms. Sonya Turner, Associate Director of the UC Evaluation Services Center, works with academic and community partners to design evaluation plans for grant proposals, internal quality improvement projects, and for grantors and foundations. Her experience in community organizing, non-profit management, and philanthropy enables her to design evaluation projects that meet the needs of diverse stakeholders and provide useful and actionable results. Ms. Turner has decades of experience in facilitation, quality improvement, and program evaluation and focuses on assessing how systems influence individual and organizational outcomes. At UCESC, she also specializes in leading complex projects and supporting center operations. 


Bachelor of Science, Journalism: Northwestern University Evanston, IL, (Journalism)

Master of Public Administration: Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY, (Non-Profit Management)

Positions and Work Experience

- Associate Director, University of Cincinnati Evaluation Services Center, Cincinnati, OH

Research Support

Grant: #20IPA2014054 Investigators:Dariotis, Jacinda; Turner, Sonya 01-15-2020 -01-14-2021 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health CDC IPA Role:PI $43,221.60 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #P008330601 / U45ES006184 Investigators:Dariotis, Jacinda; Turner, Sonya 08-01-2020 -05-31-2025 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Midwest Consortium for Hazardous Waste Worker Training Role:PI $238,913.00 Awarded Level:Federal