Feinstein Academic Center 402
Ph.D. - American Studies University of Minnesota
My continuing interest is in the idea of community, and much of the experience that is the basis for my thinking, teaching and service has been a gift of the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence.
Area(s) of Expertise:
Histories of community development and community service; reflection; philosophy and practice of nonviolence; youth gangs.
Morton, K. (2019) Getting Out: Youth Gangs, Violence and a Practical Theory of Positive Change. Amherst MA: University of Massachusetts Press
Morton, K. Hernandez, L. (2019) Providence College/Smith Hill Annex. Stylus Publishing
Morton, K. (2018) Review of Fallows, J. and Fallows, D. (2018). Our towns: a 100,000-mile journey into the heart of America.
Morton, K. Bergbauer, S. (2015) A Case for Community: Starting with Relationships and Prioritizing Community as Method in Service-Learning. . Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning.(21),
Morton, K. (2012) In Butin, D. and Seider, S. (Ed.), Process, Content and Community Building. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan
Morton, K. Beloved Community Summit of the Nonviolence Institute. Noviolence Institute, - "A Full Systems Approach to Thinking About Community Violence" September, 2017
Morton, K. Convocation. Providence College, - "Campus and Community, " September, 2014
Morton, K. Higher Education & Transformative Education Conference. Highlander Institute, New Market, TN - "Presenter & Author" August, 2011
Morton, K. Civic Engagement in Higher Education Conference. , Boston, MA - "Presenter & Author" July, 2011
Morton, K. Beans and Rice. , New Market, TN - "Chair: Nonviolence and Social Justice" November, 2007
Morton, K. Nonviolence & Social Justice Conference. , New Market, TN - "Retreat Facilitator" November, 2006