Morris earned her bachelor
of arts from Gettysburg College and both her master of arts and
doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. Her areas of
expertise include social psychology, psychology of gender,
methodology and statistics. Morris is a charter member and the
first president of Butler's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and has
received numerous honors and awards during her time at Butler.
Within her professional organizations, the Society for Personality
and Social Psychology and the Society for the Teaching of
Psychology, Morris has done considerable work to develop and
improve mentoring programs, empower teachers and develop
collaboration among teachers.