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Mark Turner (born 1954) is a cognitive scientist, linguist, and author. He is Institute Professor and Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University, where he was for two years Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He was previously Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland and Associate Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Turner has been a fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the National Humanities Center, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Advanced Study at Durham University. He is the founding director of the Cognitive Science Network.The French Academy awarded him the Prix du Rayonnement de la langue et de la littérature françaises in 1996. He will spend the 2011-2012 academic year at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
Total Books: 52
The work of Gilles Fauconnier and Turner founded the theory of conceptual blending.
His wife is the award-winning children's author Megan Whalen Turner. They have three sons.