Bethany Morris, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology
Director of the M.A. in Community Psychology program
- Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and English, University of Prince Edward Island
- Master of Arts, Child and Youth Studies, Brock University
- Doctor of Philosophy, Psychology: Consciousness and Experience, University of West Georgia
- The Child from Conception to Nine
- Foundations of Critical Psychology
- Psychology of Evil and Human Destruction
- Psychopathology: Critical Perspectives
- Theories of Personality
Bethany Morris, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology and director of the M.A. in community psychology program at Point Park University. She has her Ph.D. from the University of West Georgia, where she specialized in critical psychology and psychoanalysis. Prior to joining Point Park, Morris was an assistant professor of psychology at Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Ky., and a special needs assistant for children with behavior problems in Prince Edward Island, Canada.
She currently has one solo authored book, Sexual Difference, Abjection and Liminal Spaces: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Abhorrence of the Feminine and one co-authored book, Subjectivity in Psychology in the Era of Social Justice. Her interests are situated at the intersection of psychoanalytic theory and social concerns.
- Gender and Sexuality
- Popular culture
- Subjectivity and Personality theory
- Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications and Presentations
- "Can You Prove You're An Individual?," It's Not Just in Your Head podcast, April 10, 2021.
- "Feminism, Psychoanalysis and Critical Psychology: An Interview with Bethany Morris," Mad in America, March 17, 2021.
- Morris, B. (2020). Sexual Difference, Abjection and Liminal Spaces: A Psychoanalytic Approach to the Abhorrence of the Feminine. London: Routledge.
- Morris, B. O’Gwin, C., Grant, S. and McDonald, S. (2020). Subjectivity in Psychology in the Era of Social Justice. London: Routledge.
- Morris, B and Korobov, N. (2020). Negotiating postfeminist neoliberal discourses within compulsory romance discourses. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies.
- Morris, B. (2018). Loud ladies: Deterritorializing femininity through becoming-animal. Deleuze and Guattari Studies, 12(4), 505-521.
American Psychological Association, Division 24 Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology
American Psychological Association, Division 32 Humanistic Psychology