Faculty/Staff Profile

Robert C. Morris

Robert C. Morris, Ph.D.


Phone: 678-839-6132 | Fax: 678-839-6195

Email:  rmorris@westga.edu

Office: Coliseum 2031


Robert C. Morris, professor, holds a Ph.D. in Secondary Education, Curriculum & Instruction, and Administration from Indiana State University. Prior to his appointment at the University of West Georgia, Dr. Morris was Dean of the School of Education at the University of Indianapolis. He has held professorships at four other Universities. His public school teaching was in Roanoke, VA. at both the middle grades and secondary levels. His main research interests are focused on curriculum development and innovative instructional programs. He has most recently been investigating youth at-risk, discipline issues, and school violence.


  • A. B., History and Education, Duke University, 1970
  • M.S., History and Education, Indiana State University, 1971
  • Ph.D., Secondary Education, Curruculum and Terre Haute, Indiana State University, 1977

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • ECED-6249 (Seminar For P-5 Teachers)    
    • ECED-6271 (P-5 School Curriculum)    
    • ECED-8271 (Advanced Curriculum Seminar)    
    • EDLE-6322 (Curriculum for Educat Leaders)    
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation)    
    • SEED-4271L (Sec Schl Curr & Rel Top Lab)    
    • SEED-4286 (Teaching Internship)    
    • SEED-7500 (Diverse Classrm in Pluralistic)    
    • SPMG-4685 (History of Sport)    
    • UWG-1101 (First Year Univ. Experience)    

Selected Publications

  • Morris, R.C. (2006). "A Message from the Series Editor" for The High-Performance Workforce and the At‐Risk Student by Patrick O’Conner, (Effective Strategies for School Improvement Series), National Dropout Prevention Center, Clemson Univ., 2006, p.
  • Morris, R. C. (2006). Standards Based Education: Some Perspectives, found in Curriculum Professors Debate Multicultural/Pluralistic Issues in Standards Based Curriculum, (April). A Monograph sponsored by the Professors of Curriculum and funded by the Asso