Mary M. Morgan, Ph.D.

Senior Literacy and Education Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Sociolinguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1980
  • M.S., Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1977
  • B.A., Spanish, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1959
  • Associate B.A., Peace College, Raleigh, NC, 1956

Current position

  • Certified Senior Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Literacy and Education Consultant, SIL International, 2008–

Other professional experience and service

  • Instructor, Literacy and sociolinguistics, SIL-University of North Dakota (UND), 2011–2013
  • Instructor, Linguistics, European Training Programme, Middlesex University, UK, 2010–2013
  • Human Relations Coaching Consultant, SIL International, 2008–2011
  • Senior Literacy Consultant, SIL South Asia Group, 2001–2005
  • Instructor, Literacy, Canada Institute of Linguistics (CanIL), Trinity Western University, British Columbia, Canada, 2001
  • Instructor, Literacy, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), Dallas, Texas, 2000
  • SIL International Literacy Consultant, 1989–2000
  • Instructor, Literacy, SIL-United Kingdom, 1999
  • Literacy Consultant, SIL Niger Branch, 1995–1998
  • Adjunct Professor, Sociolinguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1987–1993
  • Literacy Consultant, SIL Mexico Branch, 1977–1989
  • Literacy field worker, SIL Solomon Islands Group, 1981–1983
  • Literacy fieldworker, SIL Mexico Branch, 1970–1980

Professional memberships

  • Foundation for Endangered Languages, 2006–
  • International Reading Association, 2006–
  • Linguistic Society of America, 2006

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Spanish: ILR 4
  • French: ILR 3
  • Tzeltal: ILR 2
  • Pijin: ILR 2
  • Nepali, Portuguese: ILR 1

Research interests

  • Language and orthography development
  • Literacy programs
  • Materials and training
  • Personal coaching and facilitator training
United States