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Linda J. Morrison, Ph.D., L.S.W.

Assistant Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts

College Hall 508
Phone: 412.396.6489


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Pittsburgh, 2003
M.A., Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh, 1995
M.S.W., Social Work, University of Pittsburgh, 1985
B.A., Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, 1975

Courses taught at Duquesne:

Sociology 101 Survey of Sociology

Sociology 201 Sociological Methods I

Sociology 203 Sociology of Aging

Sociology 214 Helping Process

Sociology 219 Introduction to Human Services

Sociology 315 Socialization and the Life Course

Sociology 450 Fieldwork


Dr. Morrison is the author of Talking Back to Psychiatry: The Consumer/Survivor/Ex-Patient Movement (Routledge 2005), with articles published in Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, Radical Psychology, and Humanity & Society

Her research has focused on the interface between human objects of policy and the professionals who construct and provide human/social services.  She studies recipient activism and advocacy, with particular attention to activist influences on providers and policy makers.  Her interests extend across the health, mental health, disability and welfare arenas.