Faculty Bios

Dan Morgan


Office: 1188 Fort Street, Suite 312, Honolulu, HI 96813 (MP Building)
Office Phone Number: (808) 544-1409
E-mail: dmorgan@hpu.edu

Dan Morgan, Ed.D.

Ed.D., University of Southern California
M.A. Sociology, University of Miami

Dan Morgan’s professional background is rooted in the entertainment industry. For several years he lived in California working with entertainers, agents and producers in a career management capacity. 

Morgan earned his master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Miami, and his doctorate degree is in Education from the University of Southern California. He has worked on a number of research projects, which include investigating the relationship between college athlete's academic performance and athletic success, and success of online course completion. 

Presently, he teaches courses related to school violence, gender & sexuality and cross-cultural relations. In the consulting capacity, he facilitates workshops related to discrimination, diversity and inclusiveness to corporations and universities. His current interest is Sports Leadership in universities.

Books Authored:
"Welcome to Sociology", 2010, 2nd ed. (first ed. 2009). Basirico, Cashion, Eshleman, Morgan. Horizon Textbook Publishing.

"Understanding Sociology", 3/e 2007. Basirico, Cashion, Eshleman, Morgan. Horizon Textbook Publishing.

Papers/Articles Published:
Are Mahu Youth Safe in Hawaii’s Schools?  Honolulu Weekly, November 2010

The Holocaust: Never Again? Human Liberation Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2006 http://nakba48.org/humanliberation/spring06/morgan.htm

Professional Workshops Facilitated
Olomana High School, October 2007. "Masculinity, Becoming a Man and the Tough Guise"

Honolulu, Hawaii October 2007. "The Art of Loving - to Teach"

Honolulu, Hawaii November 2006. “Discrimination in the Workplace – Are We Preparing Our Students?”

Elderhostel. November 2004: “Using Feminist Sociological Theory to Understand Modern Literature”

United States Department of Agriculture. June 2004: “Modern Homosexual Rights and The Civil Rights Movements: Current Implications in the Workplace”

Barry University. April 2004: “Internalized Racism and Homophobia on the University Campus

Papers Presented:
"The Art of Loving - to Teach: Bringing Fromm into the Classroom", Pacific Sociological Association, April 2008

“Beyond Calle Ocho: Voices of Non-Cuban Hispanics in South Florida” Pacific Sociological Association, Los Angeles, CA April 2006  and Florida International University, Latin American and Caribbean Center, March, 2005