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Michael Morris, Ph.D.

Michael Morris is Professor of Psychology and Coordinator of the Master's Program in Community Psychology.  His areas of expertise include ethical issues in program evaluation and organizational consultation in the human services.  

Titles:

Professor of Psychology
Coordinator of the Master's Program in Community Psychology

Educational Background:

Ph.D. Community-Social Psychology, Boston College
M.A. Community-Social Psychology, Boston College
B.A. Psychology, Boston College

Summary of Expertise:

  • ethical issues in program evaluation
  • organizational consultation in the human services

Current or Recent Research:

Morris has recently been studying ethical problems in evaluation encountered by senior officers in philanthropic foundations.

Selected Recent Publications:

  • Morris, M. (Ed.).  Evaluation ethics for best practice: Cases and commentaries.  Guilford Press. (2008).
  • Morris, M.  Foundation officers, evaluation, and ethical problems: A pilot investigation.  Evaluation and Program Planning, 30, 410-415. (2007).
  • Morris, M. (Ed.).  Ethics in community psychology.  The Community Psychologist (Special Section), 39 (3), 22-40. (2006).                              
  • Morris, M.  Ethics.  In S. Mathison (Ed.), Encyclopedia of evaluation (pp. 131- 134). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. (2005)
  • Morris, M.  Not drinking the poison you name: Reflections on teaching ethics to evaluators in for-profit settings.  Evaluation and Program Planning, 27, 365-369. (2004).
  • Morris, M.  Ethical considerations in evaluation.  In T. Kellaghan & D. L. Stufflebeam (Eds.), International handbook of educational evaluation,  Vol. 1 (pp. 303-327).  Boston: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. (2003)

Current or Recent Professional Memberships, Activities or Awards:

  • Chair, Public Affairs Committee of the American Evaluation Association (2007)

Specific Subjects or Issues Faculty Expert Can Knowledgeably Discuss

  • ethical issues in program evaluation and applied research
  • organizational consultation in the human services

Courses Faculty Expert Teaches

Program Evaluation
Consultation
Organizational Behavior
Community Psychology

E-Mail:
mmorris@newhaven.edu