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Kristie Morris PhD

Kristie Morris, PhD

Kristie Morris, PhD

Division Chair, Business, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Professional/Public Service

Associate Professor, Psychology

Academic II, Room 8302
845-574-4434

Biography

Kristie Morris, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Psychology at RCC and is the Coordinator of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She joined the College as a full-time faculty member in 2008. Previously, she taught as an associate instructor at the University of California, Riverside, an adjunct at Pima Community College in Tucson, AZ, and an adjunct at Riverside City College in Riverside, CA.

Dr. Morris is active in many committees at RCC, including the Committee Against Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence, the Educational Technology Committee, and the LGBTQI Quality of Life Committee.

Dr. Morris has experience in teaching the following courses: General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Childhood, Psychology of Adolescence, and Human Sexuality.

Dr. Morris volunteers at the New York City Anti-Violence Project. She is also a Volunteer Counselor at Camp Joy in Eva, TN every summer.

Education

  • BA Psychology, University of Memphis, 2000
  • MA Developmental Psychology, University of California, Riverside, 2004
  • PhD Developmental Psychology, University of California, Riverside, 2007

Awards

  • “Forty Under 40” award from Rockland Economic Development Corporation, 2010, recognizing emerging leaders in business and professional rank

Professional Accomplishments

  • Chair, Institutional Review Board, since 2015
  • Co-Chair, Women's History Month Committee, since 2009
  • Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 2011-2013

Publications

  • Morris, K.L., & Spiegelman, J. (2013). Test item file for Psychology: An exploration (2nd ed). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • Parke, R. D., Morris, K., Schofield, T., Leidy, M., Miller, M., & Flyr, M. (2006). Parent-child relationships:  Contemporary perspectives. In P. Noller & J. A. Feeney (Eds.), Close relationships: Functions, forms, and processes. New York, NY: Psychology Press.
  • Dennis, J. M., & Morris, K. L. (2005). Supplemental test bank. For E. M. Hetherington, R. D. Parke, & M. Gauvain, Child psychology: A contemporary viewpoint (6th ed). Boston, MA:  McGraw Hill.
  • Parke, R. D., Dennis, J., Flyr, M. L., Morris, K. L., Leidy, M. S., & Schofield, T. J. (2005). Fathers: Cultural & ecological perspectives. In T. Luster & L. Okagaki (Eds.), Parenting: An ecological perspective. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

 

Presentations (Selections)

  • "How to Use Turnitin.com in Your Course," March 10, 2014, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) Workshop
  • "Understanding the Content Changes in the DSM-5," Aug. 19, 2014, and Sept. 18, 2014, at RCC
  • "Cyberbullying and Electronic Aggression: Are These the New and Improved Bullying Methods?," April 24, 2012, Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series at RCC

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