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Matthew Morris

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Department:     Management

Staff Profile

Matthew Morris is an assistant professor of instruction in management at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

Morris has also taught communications and rhetoric topics at Texas State University in San Marcos and St. Edward’s University in Austin.

He earned a doctorate in communication studies at The University of Texas at Austin, with a dissertation on Virtual Movements: Populist Rhetoric, Technology, and Hegemony. He completed an M.A. in human communication at Arizona State University and a B.A. at Louisiana State University in Shreveport.



High North Fellowship for Bodø Graduate School of Business at the University of Nordland, Norway


Matthew B. Morris. “The Narcissistic Style of American Politics: The Rhetorical Appeal of Sarah Palin.” Chapter in The Politics of Style and the Style of Politics, 2011.

Matthew B. Morris. “Progress,” Chapter in Stories from the High North. 2014.

Matthew B. Morris and John McKenzie. “Communication Ethics,” Textbook chapter in Professional Communication Skills. 2018.

Matthew B. Morris. “Refiguring Mass Communication: A History by Peter Simonson,” (In Press) Rhetoric and Public Affairs.