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Jason M. Morris holds a B.S. in Speech from Northwestern University (1997) and an M.A. in Applied Anthropology from the University of Maryland (2005). He received his Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from George Mason University in 2014 and joined Mason Korea as a Term Assistant Professor in the Fall of 2016. In addition to his time at Mason Korea, Dr. Morris has taught several courses on Mason’s home campus in Fairfax, Virginia. He has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at George Washington University and has over a decade’s worth of experience working in informal and nontraditional educational settings. Dr. Morris has also worked for a variety of cultural organizations and institutions, including the Maryland States Arts Council, the Living Stage Theatre Company and the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. His research background includes projects focused on the cultural history of jazz music in Washington D.C. and renewable energy policy in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. His current research interests include renewable energy policy in Southeast Asia, urban political ecology and the political and cultural history of the United States during the 1970s.