Morris was born and grew up in Edinburgh, Scotland.
She has a doctorate in International Relations
from St. Antony's College, University of Oxford.
She has worked as a political analyst in Brussels
and Oxford where her focus was on outside intervention in
inter-ethnic disputes in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet
She has worked as a freelance writer and photographer.
She joined Carleton University’s Master
of Journalism program last autumn to enhance her journalistic
skills and gain broadcast experience.
She lived in Canada in the 1990s where she graduated
with a BA from Queens University.
Away from work she loves biking, swimming, sailing,