Amanda Morris

Enhancing Effective Leadership & Leadership Evaluation through a Neuroscientific Lens

Amanda Morris is a social work professional serving in higher education administration. Amanda has earned a Bachelor degree in Social Work from Brescia University, a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Louisville, and currently is a doctoral candidate in the Doctor of Social Work program at the University of Kentucky. Amanda is currently employed by Brescia University as the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor of Social Work. Amanda’s research and practice area interests encompass application of neuroscience in leadership practice, social work in the aging field, and advocating for individuals/caregivers living with Alzheimer’s disease/dementia. Amanda has been recognized by the Greater Kentucky/Southern Indiana Chapter as a leading volunteer having served as Chair of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Owensboro for three community walks. Amanda hopes to continue a scholarship agenda in social work teaching and learning, leadership practice, and in the field of social work and aging.