Dr. Morse has studied, researched, worked, and taught internationally. He began his international focus with a semester abroad at Lincoln University on the south island of New Zealand. After completing his M.S. at Colorado State University he joined the Peace Corps in Panama working in environmental education and interpretation in their National Parks. Upon return, he was recruited into a National Science Foundation Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Research Traineeship (IGERT) joint program between the University of Idaho & the Center for Tropical Agriculture Research and Higher Education (CATIE) in Costa Rica. He spent a year in Costa Rica investigating their ambitious conservation program of Payments for Ecosystem Services. Since arriving at Auburn University, Dr. Morse has taught classes on; Watershed Services in Costa Rica, a Nature Based Tourism in New Zealand, a Cultural Tourism in Fiji, and a pre-freshman study abroad to Belize on Sustainable Tourism for the Office of International Programs. Dr. Morse will be teaching his AU core social science class, People and the Environment, as part of the AU Core Curriculum Program in Barcelona, Spain during the summer of 2019.