Karen Morris - Brighton Town Judge

Karen Morris - PROFESSOR

Monroe Community College (MCC) since 1980

  • Distinguished Professor
    First community college professor in the state university system
    to receive this designation - 2006
  • Courses Taught - Both online and in person:
    • Penal Law, Criminal Procedure
    • Constitutional Law
    • Business Law I and II, Legal Environment of Business
    • Hotel and Restaurant Law
    • Law 101

SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

MCC Excellence in Teaching Award

Spotlight Award for Research & Writing

Member - MCC's President's Expanded Cabinet

Past President - Faculty Senate
Presided over formulation of curriculum and educational policies

Past President - Northeast Acadamy of Legal Studies in Business

Former Member - Governing Council of the Faculty Association
Union for faculty and professional staff at MCC

Former Faculty Advisor to Phi Theta Kappa, MCC's Honor Society

  • National Paragon Award for outstanding service as faculty advisor
  • MCC's Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa; repeatedly won numerous national and regional awards

Former Faculty Advisor to College Democrats Club and Rock The Vote
Winner of a national and two local Outstanding Club of the Year awards

Former Faculty Advisor to Hillel
An organization to advance Jewish life on campus

Guest Speaker:

  • American Academy of Legal Studies in Business
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Council of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Educators
  • Textbook and Academic Authors Association
  • Brighton Parent-Teacher Association
  • Local TV and radio stations

Monroe County Legislature
Commission to Assess the Future Needs of MCC, Faculty Representative

Questions or comments?   E-mail Judge Morris at JudgeKaren@aol.com or call 256-0160