Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
J.D., Howard University
B.S., University of North Carolina
Lisa G. Morgan was born in Washington, D.C. but grew up in the eastern North Carolina town of New Bern. Upon graduating from New Bern Senior High School, she attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she majored in Criminal Justice. Returning to her place of birth, she attended Howard University School of Law and received her J.D. in 1986.
Once a member of the North Carolina State Bar, she worked as a staff attorney at the Durham-based Land Loss Prevention Project, an organization that assists farmers and others at risk of losing their land. She then took a position at North State Legal Services in Hillsborough, N.C. where she represented and advocated for the rights of poor people. While at Legal Services, she served on their recruitment committee, interviewing students for summer and permanent employment. During the fall of 1990, she taught as an adjunct at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Law.
By the spring of 1991, Dean Morgan joined the administration of the Law School as Director of Placement and Recruitment. While at the NCCU, she has been a member of various organizations and served on many committees, including, Legal Services of North Carolina Board of Directors, North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers, North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), Triangle Association of Legal Recruitment Administrators, NCBA Minorities in the Profession Committee, NCBA Race Relations Commission, Durham Public Schools Budget Advisory Committee, National Association for Law Placement Employment Diversity and Opportunity Committee and Nominating Committee.
Dean Morgan’s interests include gardening, billiards and golf as well as participating in the many activities of her two daughters.