Assistant Professor


Dr. Mary Morse is an Assistant Professor of Educational Research in the Department of Leadership, Research, and School Improvement in the College of Education. Dr. Morse teaches graduate-level courses on research methodology and school and classroom assessment. She also serves on doctoral dissertation committees. Her primary research focuses on motivation in learning, building community with online learning, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Animal Science, University of Georgia, 1978
  • M.S., Adult Learning, Leadership, Program Planning & Evaluation, University of Tennessee, 2009
  • Ph.D., Education: Instructional Design, Educational Psychology, & Research Methodology, University of Tennessee, 2014