Stephen J. Morse is a lawyer and psychologist. He is the Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law, professor of psychology and law in psychiatry, and associate director of the center for neuroscience and society at the University of Pennsylvania.
He is also a diplomate in forensic psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology. He has been working on the relation of neuroscience to law, ethics, and social policy for over two decades. He was previously co-director of the MacArthur Foundation Law and Neuroscience Project and was a member of the MacArthur Foundation Law and Neuroscience Research Network. Morse is a recipient of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology’s Distinguished Contribution Award, and a recipient of the American Psychiatric Association’s Isaac Ray Award for distinguished contributions to forensic psychiatry and the psychiatric aspects of jurisprudence. He earned his BA from Tufts University and his JD and PhD from Harvard University.