Edward K. MorrisBio

Edward K. Morris (University of Illinois, M.A 1974, Ph.D. 1976) is a professor in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science at the University of Kansas (1975-present). From 2000 to 2015, he was its chairperson. He has also been president of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Division 25 for Behavior Analysis, APA’s Division 26 for the Society for the History of Psychology, the Kansas Association for Behavior Analysis (and its founder), and KU’s chapter of Sigma Xi. He has been editor of the The Behavior Analyst (now Perspectives on Behavior Science), The Interbehaviorist, and the APA Division 25 Recorder. Currently, he is the Review Editor for the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, president (and founder) of ABAI’s Special Interest Group for the History of Behavior Analysis, and the Director (and founder) of the Center for the History of Behavior Analysis at the University of Kansas. He is a Fellow in ABAI, APA Divisions 25 and 26, and the Association for Psychological Science. His current research is on the historical and conceptual foundations of behavior analysis, behaviorism, and psychology and on complementarities between behavior analysis and other behavioral, cognitive, and social sciences. He teaches courses on the conceptual foundations of behavior analysis, principles of behavior analysis, history of behavior analysis, analysis of everyday human behavior, and analysis of verbal behavior. His professional interests include the dissemination of behavior analysis.