Dir, Center for Social Science
Julie Morris is Director of the Center for Social Science Instruction in the Department of Sociology. Julie holds a BA in Sociology from Gonzaga University and an MA and PhD in Sociology from the University of Washington. Julie’s research interests focus on statistics, demography, and social determinants of health and medicalization; specifically as they relate to stress, health behaviors, and mental health outcomes. Julie came to Western after working as a Research Scientist at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and as a Data Scientist for Starbucks.
Originally from Alaska, Julie enjoys being outdoors exploring the beautiful PNW. You can usually find her out on the running trails.