Anteater Books presents two children's books by educator, Dr. Phillip S. Morse

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Phil MorsePhilip S. Morse has had more than thirty years of secondary school and college experience as a teacher, author, consultant, and mediator. As a professor at the State University of New York at Fredonia from 1972 to 2002, Dr. Morse taught language arts, creative arts, teaching of thinking, social and emotional learning, conflict resolution, educational foundations, and informal logic. In addition to teaching writing skills in the English and Education departments, he also taught high school English from 1967-1970.

Dr. Morse has been a visiting scholar at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University and the University of California at Berkeley. He was also an adjunct professor in the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University where he taught mediation.

Conducting more than one hundred presentations to international groups, national and state conferences, and local organizations and schools, Dr. Morse is the author of numerous scholarly articles, has consulted widely, and has been the recipient of fourteen grants. He has been listed in Who's Who in American Education, Men of Achievement, and Outstanding Americans.
Dr. Morse is the author or co-author of five books, including Does a Pigeon Bark?: 212 Fun, Educational Activities for  Young Children (Anteater Books, 2008), Gloria Mae, the Heroine of Dunkirk Harbor (Anteater Books, 2008), Face to Face: Communication and Conflict Resolution in the Schools (Sage/Corwin Press, 1996), Young Children at Home and in School (Allyn and Bacon, 1995), and Home-Style Learning: Activities for Young Children and their Parents (Prentice-Hall, 1981),
An award-winning poet, Dr. Morse has published in The Poets’ Corner, Selected Poems (Intercare 21st Publishing, 2006), The Journey  (The Links, National Resource Center, Spring, 2006). Sand, Sea, & Sail and Night Whispers (Old Mountain Press, 2007), and Bay Leaves (North Carolina Poetry Council, 2007). In 2007, he received an honorable mention in the North Carolina Poetry Council Contest for his poem “My Son Wishing Me Goodbye.”
An article entitled “Non-local Consciousness: What Is It and How Does It Relate to Psychic Phenomena?” was published in Innerchange magazine in the Fall of 2006. The December, 2006 edition of The North Carolina Journal for Women carried an article entitled “Grief and Beyond---Some Facts about Suicide, Survivor Issues, Ways to Prevent Suicide, and National, State, and Local Resources.”  Dr. Morse is presently conducting energy healing research at the Rhine Research Center.

In 2009 and 2010 Dr. Morse taught a course exploring non-local consciousness, the paranormal, and quantum reality at Duke University, the Rhine Research Center, and at UNC at Chapel Hill. He is presently teaching it as a non-credit short course on-line through the Lifelong Learning Program and Continuing Professional Education departments within the Office of Continuing Education at East Carolina University. The course can be accessed on the following website:

Dr. Morse lives in Fearrington Village, North Carolina with his wife Judith. He is the founder of the Triangle Consortium for Suicide Prevention, co-founder of the Triangle Annual American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Survivors of Suicide Conference, and is the United Nations Association co-founder for international medical supplies distribution with Med World at the University of North Carolina hospitals. He is an amateur pianist who enjoys Bach, Beethoven, and the blues.

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