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Andrea Morris *99

Andrea Morris

Andrea is the founding director for career and professional development at The Rockefeller University in New York City. Previously she worked as a research scientist and associate professor of biology at Haverford College for over ten years.

She earned a bachelor of science degree from Haverford, and in 1999, was one of the first African American women to receive a Ph.D. in the molecular biology at Princeton, working with the late Professor Malcolm Steinberg.

In addition to her research and teaching interests, Andrea is also a leader in the nation’s efforts to diversify academia and the scientific workforce through her work in undergraduate science education and postgraduate professional development.

She has served as secretary of the Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni (APGA), and is actively involved in recruiting and retaining a diverse student population within Princeton’s Graduate School.

Andrea lives in Manhattan with her husband, Norman, and daughter, Ava.


The Roads Less Traveled: Navigating Career Transitions

Saturday, October 5

Some people think that one should have a certain career trajectory with a Princeton degree, but that just isn’t the case. Join us in hearing the stories of fellow alums who charted their own unique paths to career success.

Pauly Rodney ’00, SVP, Head of Diversity and Inclusion Practice, Raines International, Inc.

Jacklyn E. Bruce ’99, History Department Head, IB Programme, Thomas Jefferson High School
Rana Campbell ’13, Founder and CEO, Dreams In Drive
Juanita T. James ’74, President & CEO, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation
Andrea Morris *99, Director of Career and Professional Development, The Rockefeller University