Stephen L. Morgan

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Department of Sociology

Johns Hopkins University

529 Mergenthaler Hall

3400 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21218


Current Position and Research Interests:

Stephen L. Morgan is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Education at Johns Hopkins University. His current areas of scholarly research include education, demography, public opinion, causal inference, and survey methodology. His published articles and books are detailed on the publications page of this site as well as his Google Scholar page. He also analyzes crime incident and arrest patterns in Baltimore City (see reports). He is one of three faculty co-PIs (along with Jeremy Freese of Stanford University and Pamela Herd of Georgetown University) of the General Social Survey.


Stephen ("Steve") Morgan received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Harvard University in 2000, an M.Phil. in Comparative Social Research from Oxford University in 1995, and a B.A. in Sociology from Harvard University in 1993. He began his career in the Department of Sociology at Cornell University, joining as an Assistant Professor in 2000 and leaving in 2014 after serving as the Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 Professor in the Social Sciences. For additional biographical deatil, see his Wikipedia page. He now lives in Towson with his wife, Sydney Van Morgan, their two children Vinny and Trixie, their dog Edgar, and cat Gus. He remains a committed ice hockey fan, and he has failed to develop an appreciation for lacrosse.