Christopher Morris, Professor of History, April 2015
Christopher Morris lives in Dallas, Texas, and is Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of two books, Becoming Southern: The Evolution of a Way of Life, Warren County and Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1770-1860, and The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina. Raised in Canada, Morris grew up on the Great Lakes, moving south to attend graduate school at the University of Florida. He is working on a book on the Coastal South from Virginia to Texas.
Prof. Morris visited the University of Minnesota in April 2015 for the John E. Sawyer Seminar Symposium on “The Once and Future River: Imagining the Mississippi in an Era of Climate Change“.