Patricia T. Morris, Ph.D.
Dr. Patricia T. Morris is Director of Program Development at Women for Women International. Women for Women International provides women survivors of war, civil strife and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable civil societies. Dr. Morris manages infrastructure development, systems, and procedural development, program design and strategic and operational plans for WFW’s Program Department and the organization’s Chapter Offices in Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East.
Dr. Morris has worked in both Africa and Asia with international development organizations on their gender mainstreaming initiatives. She worked on several Women Eyes on the World Bank-US Chapter initiatives, with the membership Committee of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), and served as a member of the editorial board for Kumarian Press. She is the author of several gender mainstreaming publications including Gender in Disaster and Refugee Assistance and The Gender Audit: A Process for Organizational Self-Assessment and Action Planning, is the editor of Stories of Equitable Development: Innovative Practices from Africa and Gender Mainstreaming in Action: Successful Innovations from Asia and the Pacific and the author of the Gender Audit Facilitator’s Guide a multimedia learning CD-Rom. She is an adjunct professor at American University where she teaches a course on Gender Analysis and Development.
She holds a Ph.D. in International Politics from Florida State University, a MA in Comparative Politics with an emphasis on Economic Development from Bowling Green State University, and a BA in International Affairs from Jacksonville University. Dr. Morris is a native of the US Virgin Islands.