|Alma mater||University of California, Berkeley|
|Awards||Anneliese Maier Research Prize (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation) (2015); Prix du Rayonnement de la langue et de la littérature françaises (Académie française) (1996)|
|Fields||cognitive science, linguistics, decision-making, reasoning, communication, media, marketing|
|Institutions||Case Western Reserve University|
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. He has won an Anneliese Maier Research Prize from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2015) and a Grand Prix (Prix du Rayonnement de la langue et de la littérature françaises) from the French Academy (1996) for his work in these fields. Turner and Gilles Fauconnier founded the theory of conceptual blending, presented in textbooks and encyclopedias. Turner is also the director of the Cognitive Science Network (CSN) and co-director of the Distributed Little Red Hen Lab.