Office Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. 

Please feel free to ask for an appointment at another time.


The Keeping Kids in School Project is a research project done with the cooperation of the Rochester City School District.

I also consult with area teachers on content area literacies and the implementation of ICT and useful methods for its employment in the classroom.



Brian Morgan

Assistant Professor

Ella Cline Shear School of Education

South Hall 229A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Dr. Morgan has been a member of the Geneseo Faculty since 2004.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D. Education: Emphasis in Literacy, Spring, 2006. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.
  • M.S. Education (Reading Specialist), 1996. Saint Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, NY.
  • B.A. English Literature, January, 1983. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Research Interests

My research focuses mainly on new literacies, multiliteracies, digital literacy, and adolescent literacy singly or in any combination.

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Morgan, B. (2010). New Literacies in the Classroom: Digital Capital, Student Identity, and Third Space. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp.221-240.
  • Morgan, B. (2008). Identity presentation: The construction of identity in asynchronous discussion. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung / Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9(3). Retrieved 2008-12-27, from FQS is a peer-reviewed multilingual on-line journal for qualitative research, established in 1999.
  • Morgan, B., & Smith, R. D. (2008). A Wiki for Classroom Writing. Reading Teacher. 62 (1), 80-82. The Reading Teacher is the most widely read journal in literacy.


  • Literacy Research Association
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • International Reading Association
  • New York State Foundations of Education Association, Treasurer
  • IRA History of Reading SIG