Patrice K. Morris Ph.D.
Division of Justice and Law Administration
Room 349C Westside Campus Classroom Building
Ph.D. Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
B.Sc. University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica
Dr. Morris completed her undergraduate study in Psychology and Sociology at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, Jamaica and earned a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University, Newark campus. Her research interests focus on neighborhoods and violence, institutional and community corrections, and crime and justice in the Caribbean. Dr. Morris has been nationally recognized for her groundbreaking research on homicide in Jamaica. She received the Richard Block Dissertation Award for Outstanding Dissertation Research from the Homicide Research Working Group at the American Society of Criminology annual meeting. She has published several articles on crime and justice issues in the Caribbean. One of her recent articles “Homicide through a different lens” was published in the British Journal of Criminology.