kathryn morganFull Professor
Director, African American Studies Program
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(205) 975-9652 or 975-9621
Heritage Hall 321

Dr. Morgan is an associate professor of Criminal Justice and the director of the African American Studies Program. In addition, she is both the Affirmative Action and Diversity Officer for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Morgan's research interests include corrections (specifically probation and parole), correctional health care policy, race and crime, and criminal justice policy. A recently developed line of research focuses on the death penalty and its application both nationally and in Alabama.

Dr. Morgan's forthcoming book is Beyond Theory: Probation and Parole in Practice.


  • BS, Texas Women's University, Sociology
  • MA, Texas Women's University, Sociology
  • PhD, Florida State University, Criminology