Katrina K. Morrison

Research Associate




B.A. in Political Science: Swarthmore College
M.A. in Criminal Justice: Temple University
Ed.D. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum: University of Pennsylvania


Dr. Katrina K. Morrison, a Research Associate at RFA, has worked in the field of youth development since 2002 and has worked with teachers as a mentor, evaluator or educator since 2009. At RFA, Katrina conducts data collection and analysis on several qualitative and mixed methods studies, including an evaluation of Delaware’s statewide teacher evaluation system and an evaluation of 21st Century Community Learning Center after-school programs. Before joining RFA, Katrina was a Research Analyst at the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles where she analyzed suspension rate data from across thousands of public school districts in the United States. She has participated in and led various evaluation projects: a drug court in Washington County (PA), Springboard Collaborative’s summer reading program, the Reading Recovery intervention and Project HOME’s St. Elizabeth’s Wellness Center. Katrina is deeply committed to urging practitioners and policymakers to help create fair and equitable learning environments for youth, particularly low-income youth of color in under-resourced schools. She received her Ed.D. in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum from the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.