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Amanda Sheffield Morris

Professor of Human Development and Family Science, Oklahoma State University

Dr. Amanda Sheffield Morris is a Regents Professor and the George Kaiser Family Foundation Chair in Child Development at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Human Development and Family Science. She is also an adjunct professor at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) and a co-investigator on the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) national study. Dr. Morris is a developmental scientist with research interests in parenting, socio-emotional development, early life adversity, and risk and resilience. She is the Editor in Chief for the "Journal of Research on Adolescence" and is an Associate Editor for the journal "Adversity and Resilience Science: Research and Practice" published by Springer/Nature. She is co-author of the recently published book "Adverse and Protective Childhood Experiences: A Developmental Perspective" published by the American Psychological Association.


  • –present
    Professor of Human Development, Oklahoma State University


Regents Professor