Sally Morris Cote

Sally Morris Cote

Director, Nonprofit Strategic Learning; Co-Director, Furman Prison Education Partnership

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Sally Morris Cote is the Riley Institute’s Director of Nonprofit Strategic Learning. In this role, she oversees the Institute’s work to empower organizations and professionals to reflect on, assess, demonstrate, and effectively communicate the impact of their programs. Dr. Morris Cote has extensive experience designing and implementing small and large-scale survey research projects, as well as conducting qualitative research, particularly through the use of in-depth interviews and field observations.

Dr. Morris Cote is also the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Furman Prison Education Partnership (FPEP). In this role, she oversees FPEP’s work to bring transformative higher education opportunities to university students, incarcerated students, and students recently released from prison as well as cultivate awareness around issues of mass incarceration on Furman’s campus and in the Greenville community. She founded this program in 2018 along with Dr. Laura Leigh Morris (Furman English Department).

Dr. Morris Cote holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also received a master’s degree in Sociology and a certificate in Survey Methodology.