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Courtney Morris

Courtney Morris

Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

113 Willard Building
Office Phone: (814) 867-5953


Courtney Desiree Morris is an assistant professor of African American and Women’s studies at Pennyslvania State University and studies Black women’s social movements in Latin America and the Caribbean. She received her PhD in Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on Afro-Nicaraguan women’s political activism since the Sandinista Revolution and she is currently completing a book on this research. She is a recipient of the Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship and a Fulbright.

Department of African American Studies, The Pennsylvania State University
133 Willard Building, University Park, PA 16802
Ph: 814-863-4243 | Fax: 814-863-3578