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Katrina Morrison, MA, EdD

  • Lecturer, MSW Program

Katrina K. Morrison is a Part-Time Lecture at the School of Social Policy and Practice and at the Graduate School of Education. She has taught SWRK 603 and 713 since 2013. She is a Research Associate at Research for Action (RFA), a Philadelphia-based, nonprofit education research organization. As a qualitative researcher, she recently conducted evaluations of schools’ discipline practices, after-school programs, arts programs, and a teacher evaluation system.

Prior to joining RFA, she was a Research Analyst at the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles. She has been a high school Humanities teacher, a teacher supervisor, and a lecturer at Drexel University. She has also served on a variety of research evaluation projects that draw on her interests in education, social justice, inequality, race, and youth development within urban areas. For instance, she has evaluated a Pennsylvania drug court, a summer reading program for elementary school students in Philadelphia, and a health clinic at Project HOME. She received her Ed.D. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Katrina also holds a B.A. in Political Science and Educational Studies from Swarthmore College and a M.A. in Criminal Justice from Temple University.

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