Morgan Koziol is in her second year of the Sociology M.A.-Ph.D. bridge program at University of South Carolina. She is currently working on her master's thesis which investigates the parental well-being gap. In general, her research interests include family inequality, parental well-being, academic outcomes, and identity. She is a Managing Editor for Social Currents, the official journal of the Southern Sociological Society. Morgan is a member of the Experimental Social Psychology Student Group (ESPSG) where she assists with recruitment of participants for experiments in the department social psychology lab each semester. She is also a member of the Family Inequality Research Lab directed by Dr. Jennifer Augustine where she serves as project manager of the quantitative study. Additionally, she is a member of the department's South Carolina Networks Consortium directed by Dr. Matthew Brashears. This semester she is a teaching assistant in Sociology of Families.
Morgan graduated from Baylor University with a B.A. in Professional Writing & Rhetoric. She was a member of the Baylor Honors College and Baylor Interdisciplinary Core. She was also a Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Scholar.
Morgan enjoys community service, quality time with loved ones, trying new recipes, writing letters to friends, and hiking with her dogs Georgia & Carolina.