BIO


Dr. Morris is Associate Professor of Criminology in the School of Economic, Political & Policy Sciences (EPPS) at the University of Texas at Dallas. He holds a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University (May, 2007). He is also Director of the Center for Crime and Justice Studies within EPPS.


Dr. Morris' research agenda focuses upon contemporary issues in crime and justice. This surrounds both the etiology of contemporary criminal offending (e.g., technology driven crimes such as computer hacking) as well as contemporary issues in the application of criminal justice. He has published work in peer-reviewed research journals including Justice Quarterly, Intelligence, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Crime and Delinquency, the Journal of Criminal Justice and many others on topics including life-course criminology, corrections administration, technology driven crimes, recidivism, prison inmate behavior, policy analysis, among other areas. He also specializes in advanced quantitative statistical methods.


Dr. Morris is the recipient of numerous research and teaching awards. In August, 2011, he was awarded the prestigious University of Texas System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award. In 2012, he was awarded the William Simon/SAGE publications Outstanding Paper Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (with Dr. Erin Orrick) for a manuscript entitled Do Parole Violators Pose a Public Safety Threat? An Analysis of Prison Misconduct.






 

Robert Morris, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Criminology

Director, Center for Crime & Justice Studies

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