Karen Bishop-Morris, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of English

Karen Bishop Morris

Introduction

Karen Bishop Morris specializes in the teaching of writing, has served in leadership roles for several national non-profits, and currently serves on the boards of St. Catherine Hospital and LFC, Inc.

Previous Roles

PNW Interim Dean, Honors College ’18 – ’19

Chair, Dept. of English ’16 – ’18

Dir. of First-Year Writing & Writing Ctr. ’10 – ’15; ’07 – ’15

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation – Regional Partnerships ’08 – ’11

Careers through Culinary Arts Program – ED, Chicago ’04 – ’09

Karen Bishop Morris

Contact

(219) 989-3176

morrisk@pnw.edu

Office Location:

Classroom Office Building 256

Education

  • Ph.D. – Rhetoric and Composition, Purdue University
  • M.A. – English Literature, Purdue University Calumet
  • B.A. – English/Rhetoric & Writing, Georgia State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Writing Program Administration
  • High-impact practices for first-generation college students
  • Philanthropy and public engagement
  • Public health literacy

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Mayor’s Council on Disabilities (Inclusion) 2018
  • NWI Influential Women (Education – Up & Coming) 2016
  • Outstanding Service Award (PUC) 2016
  • Outstanding Fundraising Chair| YMCA Metro Chicago Lawson House 2012
  • Leadership Award | Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation 2011

Curriculum Vitae