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David Morris

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

Address: 88 Wentworth Street, Room 103
Phone: 953-6742


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Virginia
Dissertation: "Enduring Disruption:  The Effect of Peer Behavioral Disruptions in School on Educational and Social Inquality"

M.A., Sociology, University of Virginia

B.S., Education, Miami University of Ohio

Research Interests

Educational inequality, social stratification, political behavior

Courses Taught

  • SOCY 101:  Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCY 272:  Making Sense of Sociological Data
  • SOCY 359:  Sociology of Education
  • SOCY 369:  Special Topics- Inequality in America


Peer Reviewed Journals

Morris, David S. (Forthcoming).  "Actively Closing the Gap?  Social Class, Organized Activities, and Academic Acheivement in High School."  Youth & Society.

Morris, David S. and Jonathan S. Morris (Forthcoming).  "Digital Inequality and Participation in the Political Process:  Real or Imagined?"  Social Science Computer Review.

Book Chapters

Baumgartner, Jody C., David S. Morris, and Jonathan S. Morris.  2013.  "Of Networks and Knowledge:  Young Adults and the 2012 Republican Presidential Primaries." in Presidential Campaiging and Social Media, edited by D. Schill and J.A. Hendricks.  Oxford University Press.