Frederick J. Morrison

Professor, School of Education; Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Frederick J. Morrison, School of Education

Fred Morrison's current research focuses on the nature and sources of literacy acquisition in children during the transition to school, and he has uncovered surprisingly large individual differences among children in important cognitive, language, and social skills even before they begin school. Morrison is a co-investigator on the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development’s Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. He received his PhD from Harvard University.

Morrison teaches courses in the following program(s):
Combined Program in Education and Psychology




7/1/2009 - 6/30/2012 Developing an Integrated Social, Emotional, and Cognitive Understanding and Regulation Intervention
Granting Agency: U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences


2030 East Hall

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