Muhsinah Morris

Muhsinah Morris

Director, Morehouse in the Metaverse

Morehouse College

Muhsinah L. Holmes Morris Ph.D is the former Interim Department Chair/Assistant Professor of Chemistry and is now in the Department of Education and Assistant Professor of Education for the Center of Morehouse Center for Excellence in Education (MCEE) at Morehouse College in Atlanta GA. Dr. Morris is Morehouse College’s 2021 Winner of the Vulcan Teaching Award of Excellence. She is an alumna of Clark Atlanta University (B.S.) and Emory University (M.S. & PhD). Her research interests focus on inclusion in STEM for the neurodiverse. She is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the VR Project “Morehouse in the Metaverse”. She launched her Advanced Inorganic Chemistry course in Virtual Reality in the Spring of 2021. She is a pioneer in this space as the chemistry content in VR is limited. She is the wife of a gamer/techie named Chris and mom of 5 sons Anthony Matthew Christopher Seth and Cameron. She believes VR provides a pathway for creating inclusion in society for the neurodivergent through immersive educational experiences that more specifically target vocational rehabilitation goals.  As a member of the Autism Speaks Community Advisory Council Advocacy Ambassadors and Grant Review Committee Dr. Morris sheds light on the issues that affect the 1 in 44 children and 1 in 45 adults on the autism spectrum.  She is affectionately known as Dr. M.O.M. (Molder of Minds) by all her students.  She continues to mold the minds of educators and students globally in the Metaverse.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

10:10 am
10:50 am

Bleeding Edge: e*verse - Games, Web3 and Metaverse

Harbor B, Level 2

Metaversity: e-verse in Higher Ed