- Teaching Associate Professor
A former elementary teacher and middle school librarian, earned a MLIS and PhD at the (former) School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh and a BS in Elementary and Kindergarten Education at The Pennsylvania State University, Schreyer Honors College. During the past four years while on parental leave, she served as part-time, adjunct faculty at McDaniel College and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro; at the latter, she was Assistant Professor in the Library and Information Science Department from 2013-2016. Prior to joining the UNCG faculty, she was Assistant Professor at the ALA-accredited Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College (now Simmons University, Boston) from 2011-2013. Dr. Morris and her husband have two daughters, and together their family enjoys nature hikes and being outdoors, crafting, watching sports, and beach vacations. Born and raised in the Pittsburgh area, Dr. Morris is a graduate of Penn Hills High School.