Dr. Michelle Morris


Ed.D., West Virginia University, 2005
Educational Psychology

M. A. Texas State University, 2002
Communication Studies

B. A. Texas State University, 2000
Speech Communication

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Michelle Morris teaches undergraduate and graduate Educational Psychology courses, including student assessment, child and adolescent development, statistics, research methods, psychological testing and measurement, and behavior management and modification.  She advises graduate students earning a Master’s of Arts in Teaching degree. She also serves as an academic advisor for undergraduate teacher education candidates in Speech Education, Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences Education, and Elementary Education.


Dr. Morris researches a variety of variables in the instructional setting. Her research interests involve the communication between students and their teachers. She also researches behavior management strategies and teachers' positive and negative behaviors that influence the learning environment. When Dr. Morris is not teaching, advising, or researching, she enjoys serving the community as a volunteer Master Gardener.