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About Kathryn A. Morris

Kathryn Morris is Butler University's Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Psychology.
In 2010, Morris was awarded a $108,000 National Science Foundation grant to study factors that affect whether people confront prejudice when they witness it. She has taught Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, Psychology of Gender, Experimental Psychology, Research Methods & Statistics, Advanced Seminar in Social Psychology and Honors Colloquium.

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 collaborations among teachers.


Present Professor, Butler University Department of Psychology
Present Chair, Department of Psychology, Butler University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Present Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Butler University

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Delta, honor society of international scholars, (charter member at Butler University), inducted 2011
  • “Favorite Faculty Member”, Butler University Alumni Survey, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • “Apple for You” Student Government Award, Butler University, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011
  • 2012. National Science Foundation. Collaborative Research/RUI: Factors that Affect the Likelihood of Confronting Prejudice. (PI: K. A. Morris; Co-PIs: L. Ashburn-Nardo & S. Goodwin). $108,000.
  • 2010. National Science Foundation. PRISM: First Year Summer Experience at Butler University. (PI: K. A. Morris; Co-PIs: R. Wahl, C. Salsbury, S., A. Wilson). $802,483.
  • 2009. National Science Foundation. Expanding Research Capabilities Across the Sciences at Butler University. (PI: K. A. Morris; Co-PIs: X. Han, R. Holm, C. Salsbury, S. O’Reilly). $1,997,015.

Contact Information

Department of Psychology
Butler University
4600 Sunset Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46208


Articles (8)

Contributions to Books (2)