Chris Morrissey, PhD

Chris Morrissey Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Phone: 503-554-3279

The university hired Chris Morrissey as a visiting assistant professor of sociology in 2014. In the year prior, he worked as a senior research and analytics scientist with Press Raney Associates of South Bend, Ind., and prior to that was a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Notre Dame. Morrissey’s teaching experience includes work as an adjunct instructor for Notre Dame, Calvin College, the University of St. Francis, Saint Mary’s College and Indiana University, South Bend (2008-14). He also taught high school in the Inglewood Unified School District in Inglewood, Calif., (1999-2003).

Morrissey holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Notre Dame (2012), a master’s degree in religion and society from the Jesuit School of Theology in Santa Clara, Calif., (2005), an MEd from the University of California, Los Angeles (2000) and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and psychology from the University of Delaware (1995).

Academic Background

PhD, Sociology, University of Notre Dame (2012)
MA, Religion and Society, Jesuit School of Theology (2005)
MEd, University of California, Los Angeles (2000)
BA, Philosophy and Psychology, University of Delaware (1995)

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