Catherine Morris


Catherine joined the Communication Studies department as a Graduate Assistant in the fall of 2021 while enrolled in the M.A. program at URI. As a graduate student, Catherine was granted the “Graduate Student Academic Excellence” and “Graduate Teaching Excellence” awards. She received her M.A. in Communication Studies in 2022 and has continued to teach Communication Fundamentals as part-time faculty.

In addition to teaching at the University, Catherine serves as a Research Associate with the Media Education Lab. Prior to returning to URI for graduate school, Catherine worked in the marketing and direct sales industry for seven years. Her research and areas of interest include education, media literacy, and childhood development.