Timothy G. Morrison, Ph.D.

Timothy G. Morrison, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Brigham Young University where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in reading and language arts. He has also served as a faculty member at Boise State University and California State University-Fresno. Dr. Morrison earned his B.A. and M.Ed. degrees at Brigham Young University, and his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Early in his career, Dr. Morrison taught grades four, five, and six in Idaho and third grade in Utah. More recently, he has both done extensive consulting throughout the U.S., as well as in Central America, Australia, and Europe. He has directed BYU’s New Zealand Study Abroad Program during which time he and his family lived in Auckland, where he taught and supervised teacher candidates in practicum settings.

Dr. Morrison has served as Associate Editor of Reading Research and Instruction and currently chairs the College Reading Association’s Publications Committee. He has also been active in other professional organizations as a committee member, program reviewer, and editorial board member.

His research and professional writing focuses on literacy teacher education, comprehension, and children’s literature. He has published many articles in professional journals such as, Reading Research and Instruction, Reading Psychology, The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and The College Reading Association Yearbook.

Dr. Morrison and his wife, Carol, are the parents of three grown sons. He and his wife currently live in Provo, Utah.

Timothy G. Morrison