Dr. Douglas Morrish
Dr. Douglas Morrish, project director for the FATE program, is an associate professor in agricultural education. He received his PhD from Texas A&M University in agricultural education. He has a master’s degree in agriculture and a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Stephen F. Austin State University. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree, he taught secondary agriculture at Jacksonville High School. Dr. Morrish also taught agricultural education at Illinois State University before arriving at Texas State University. He is originally from the Houston area. He is married to Jan, a public school teacher, and has two stepchildren, Jace and Jenjer. In his free time he enjoys playing golf, hunting, and helping Jace and Jenjer raise show pigs. His research areas include student teacher placement procedures, technical agriculture competencies, and barriers to college student success.