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Paul Morris

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Dir (FSC) + Asc Clin Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2501
Biography

Paul Morris is the founding director of the Master of Liberal Studies program and has taught creative writing, literature and cultural studies at ASU for more than 25 years. He is a published travel writer with a focus on culinary topics.  He has also been active with public humanities, working as Literature Director with the Arizona Commission on the Arts and worked for many years as a creative director, copywriter, speechwriter, web writer, public relations writer, editor of corporate communications, and technical writer.

He is a well-published writer with many poems, translations, essays and articles. He was awarded a poetry fellowship and an artist project grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts and has been nominated for three Pushcart Awards. He is featured as a writer at large with his Valley Notebook essays in each issue of the the Valley Guide Magazine.

Education

Paul Morris holds an M.F.A. in creative nonfiction writing from Goucher College, plus an M.A. in Humanities from Southern Oregon University.  His B.A. in English is from Arizona State University. 

Research Interests
  • Narrative nonfiction, creative nonfiction
  • Essay, memoir, food writing, travel writing, nature writing
  • Literary translation, graphic novels, mundane studies
  • Seven deadly sins, paranoia and conspiracy theory,  storms and culture
  • World music, jazz

 

Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 598Special Topics
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 598Special Topics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 584Internship
MLS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 593Applied Project
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MLS 593Applied Project
MLS 595Continuing Registration
MLS 598Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 584Internship
MLS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 598Special Topics
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MLS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 593Applied Project
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MLS 593Applied Project
MLS 595Continuing Registration
MLS 598Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 584Internship
MAS 585Capstone Course
MLS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 598Special Topics
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MLS 590Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MLS 598Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MAS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 598Special Topics
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MLS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 593Applied Project
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
MLS 580Practicum
MLS 584Internship
MAS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 590Reading and Conference
MLS 593Applied Project
MLS 595Continuing Registration
MLS 598Special Topics