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Anne Morris

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Psychology

Degree ProgramPh.D. Psychology

Anne Morris is a community psychologist by training (NYU, 1993), with NIMH postdoctoral training in mental health services research (UC Berkeley, 1994-1996). She has over 25 years of experience conducting health research in a variety of settings that include community-based organizations, academic research in a medical school (UCSF) and School of Public Health (UC Berkeley), and conducting research on the safety and effectiveness of cancer treatments and patient outcomes in a major pharmaceutical company. Most recently, she has conducted research in oncology (metastatic breast cancer, advanced basal cell carcinoma, non-small-cell lung cancer) on patient-reported outcomes of treatment and clinical outcomes of care in real-world settings using observational research methods and patient registries. Her research interests include organizational culture and climate and community-based intervention, health outcomes of treatments for chronic and life-threatening illness, work and family conflict, and social support and health. She lives in California with her husband and dog and has a daughter. who recently graduated from college.

Courses Taught

PSY 9000 - Dissertation

PSY 8748 - Stress and Coping

PSYC 8202 - Survey Research Methods

RSCH 6100 - Research Theory, Design, & Methods

RSCH 8450 - Advanced Mixed Methods

RSCH 8100 - Research Theory


MA, New School for Social Research

PhD, New York University

Awards / Honors

NIMH postdoctoral fellowship, UC Berkeley, 1996

NIMH Re-entry supplement, University of California, Berkeley, 1998


Morris, A. M., Bloom, J. (2002). Contextual factors affecting job satisfaction and organizational commitment in Community Mental Health Centers undergoing system changes in the financing of services Mental Health Services Research

Morris, A. M., Shinn, M., Dumont, K. (1999). Contextual factors affecting the organizational commitment of diverse police officers: A levels of analysis perspective American Journal of Community Psychology

Katz, P., Morris, A. M., Trupin, L., Yazdany, J., Yelin, E. (2008). Disability in valued life activities among individuals with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Arthritis Care and Research

Katz, P., Morris, A. M., Yelin, E. (2006). Prevalence and predictors of disability in valued life activities among individuals with rheumatoid arthritis Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

Katz, P., Morris, A. M. (2006). Social impact of disease, disability, and depressive symptoms in RA Arthritis and Rheumatism

Katz, P., Morris, A. M., Yelin, E. (2008). Subclinical disability in valued life activities among individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis Arthritis Care and Research

Morris, A. M., Teeters, C., Ja, D. (2004). The Comprehensive Asian Preschool Services Program Psychiatric Services

Connie J. Evashwick, Morris, A. M., Rundall, T. (1996). The HIV Services Partnership: A community-based collaboration addressing the psychosocial needs of people with HIV/AIDS in San Francisco

Katz, P., Morris, A. M. (2007). The use of accommodations for valued life activities: Prevalence and effects on disability scores Arthritis Care and Research

Katz, P., Morris, A. M., Gregorich, S., Yazdany, J., Eisner, M., Yelin, E., Blanc, P. (2009). Valued life activity disability played a significant role in self-rated health among adults with chronic health conditions Journal of Clinical Epidemiology


Morris, A. M., Yelin, E., Katz, P. (2007). Long-term patterns of serious depression in a longitudinal study of individuals with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Morris, A. M., Yelin, E., Wong, B., Katz, P. (2006). Patterns of psychosocial risk and long-term outcomes in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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