Dr. Joseph Morgan, Ph.D.
Department: Educational & Clinical Studies
Position: Assistant Professor
Office: CEB 155
Alma Mater: University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Areas of Expertise: Learning Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Technology Integration in Special Education
Research Interests: Provision of access to the general education environment for students with high incidence disabilities, technology integration in special education, social skills instruction for students with high incidence disabilities, and culturally responsive teaching practices in special education.
Biographical Description: Dr. Morgan has worked with students with high incidence disabilities at the secondary level as a teacher and a facilitator. He currently works as an Assistant Professor in Special Education in the Department of Educational and Clinical Studies, where he teaches courses on the provision of access to the general education curricula for students with high incidence disabilities and multicultural perspectives in special education. His dissertation focused on teaching online social skills to students with emotional and behavioral disorders, for which he was named a Presidentís Fellow during his doctoral studies. His current research interests are centered around the provision of access to the general education environment for culturally and linguistically diverse students with disabilities (academic, social, and technological). Dr. Morgan is currently a co-project director on two funded projects with Dr. Kyle Higgins and Ms. Nancy Brown.