Leila Morsy

Areas of expertise

Education • Health • Race


Leila Morsy has been a research associate with EPI since 2015. She is the co-author of three EPI studies, Five Social Disadvantages that Depress Student Performance: Why Schools Alone Can’t Close Achievement GapsMass Incarceration and Children’s Outcomes: Criminal Justice Policy is Education Policy; and Parents’ Non-Standard Work Schedules Make Adequate Childrearing Difficult: Reforming Labor Market Practices Can Improve Children’s Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes. Dr. Morsy’s research interests include race, socioeconomic inequality, and health inequities and children’s outcomes. Dr. Morsy can be contacted at leila.morsy@flinders.edu.au.


Ed.D., Harvard University Graduate School of Education