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Howard University
Associate Professor
Dept. of Chemistry & Program in Atmospheric Sciences


Dr. Morris is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and a founding faculty member of the Graduate Program in Atmospheric Sciences. He also currently serves as Deputy Director of CSTEA. Dr. Morris earned his B.S. degrees in chemistry and mathematics in 1985 from Morehouse College. He earned his Ph.D. degree in atmospheric chemistry, with a minor in physical chemistry, from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1991. Dr. Morris has earned recognition as a NASA Graduate Student Research Program Fellow, a Regents Scholar, a NATO Advanced Study Scholar, a University of California Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, two University Merit Awards, and as a Class of 1997 Project Kaleidoscope Faculty for the 21st Century. Most recently, Dr. Morris was awarded the prestigious NSF CAREER Award from the Geosciences Directorate for his research on the photochemistry of carbonaceous aerosols.