If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write. Add citations directly into your paper, Check for unintentional plagiarism and check for writing mistakes. Need to save your citations for later? Morris, Charles William Morris was born on May 23, 1901, in Denver, Colorado. Morris briefly attended the University of Wisconsin, and later studied engineering and psychology at Northwestern University, where he graduated with a B. After his graduation, Morris turned to teaching, first at Rice University, and later at the University of Chicago. In 1958 he became Research Professor at the University of Florida.