Kevin Morris is a researcher with the Democracy Program, specializing in voting rights and elections. His research focuses on how restrictive voting laws limit access to the polls, how election administration influences turnout, and the impacts of the criminal legal system on American democracy. His academic work has been published in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, and other leading journals.
Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Dr. Morris worked as an economic researcher associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and an economist at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He has a PhD in Sociology from the CUNY Graduate Center, a BA in economics from Boston College, and a master’s degree in urban planning from NYU’s Wagner School.