Cory Morton

Phone: (603) 862-3826
Office: Social Work, Pettee Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Cory M. Morton, Assistant Professor, Social Work


  • Ph.D., Social Work, Rutgers University
  • M.S.W., Social Work, East Tn State University
  • B.A., University of Tennessee

Courses Taught

  • SW 601: Research Methods Social Work
  • SW 820: Social Welfare Policy I
  • SW 860: Research Methods in Soc Work
  • SW 926: Social Welfare Policy II
  • SW 962: Data Analysis and Statistics

Selected Publications

Morton, C., & Wells, M. (2017). Behavioral and Substance Use Outcomes for Older Youth Living With a Parental Opioid Misuse: A Literature Review to Inform Child Welfare Practice and Policy. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 11(4-5), 546-567. doi:10.1080/15548732.2017.1355866

Morton, C. M., Hoefinger, H., Linn-Walton, R., Aikins, R., & Falkin, G. P. (2015). What Are Youth Asking About Drugs? A Report of NIDA Drug Facts Chat Day. Journal of Drug Education, 45(3-4), 195-210. doi:10.1177/0047237915622084

Harris, S., Nikulina, V., Gelpi-Acosta, C., Morton, C. M., Newsome, V., Gunn, A., . . . Downing, M. J. (2015). Prescription drug diversion: Predictors of illicit acquisition and redistribution in three U.S. metropolitan areas. AIMS Public Health, 2(4), 762-783.

Morton, C. M., Simmel, C., & Peterson, N. A. (2014). Neighborhood alcohol outlet density and rates of child abuse and neglect: Moderating effects of access to substance abuse services. Child Abuse & Neglect, 38(5), 952-961. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2014.01.002

Friedman, S. R., West, B. S., Tempalski, B., Morton, C. M., Cleland, C. M., Des Jarlais, D. C., . . . Cooper, H. L. F. (2014). Do metropolitan HIV epidemic histories and programs for people who inject drugs and men who have sex with men predict AIDS incidence and mortality among heterosexuals?. Annals of Epidemiology, 24(4), 304-311. doi:10.1016/j.annepidem.2014.01.008

Yu, D., Morton, C. M., & Peterson, N. A. (2014). Community pharmacies and addictive products: sociodemographic predictors of accessibility from a mixed GWR perspective. GIScience & Remote Sensing, 51(1), 99-113. doi:10.1080/15481603.2014.886457

Morton, C. M. (2013). The moderating effect of substance abuse service accessibility on the relationship between child maltreatment and neighborhood alcohol availability. Children and Youth Services Review, 35(12), 1933-1940. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2013.09.019

Reid, R. J., Morton, C. M., Garcia-Reid, P., Peterson, N. A., & Yu, D. (2013). Examining Tobacco Outlet Concentration in New Jersey: Does Income and Ethnicity Matter?. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 12(3), 197-209. doi:10.1080/15332640.2013.798750

Greenfield, E. A., Morton, C., Birkenmaier, J., & Rowan, N. L. (2013). Optimizing Geriatric Social Work Education: Program and Individual Characteristics That Promote Competencies. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 56(4), 356-377. doi:10.1080/01634372.2013.771807

Ocasio, K., Morton, C., & Simmel, C. (2013). An Exploration of Child Welfare Investigation Disparity Differences Between States. Journal of Public Child Welfare, 7(1), 79-97. doi:10.1080/15548732.2012.701838

Most Cited Publications