Edward Morris

Edward Morris is a cofounder of Lynx Insights & Investigations.

Edward is the cofounder and director of The Canary Project, an organization that produces art and media that deepen public understanding of climate change. Edward organized expeditions on six continents (including Antarctica), which involved interviews with leading experts, review of key scientific articles and other research. Edward was also responsible of leading brand strategy, fundraising, creative direction and public relations. In 2008 he was awarded a Loeb Fellowship at Harvard University for his work with the project.

Before that, Edward was a partner in the James Mintz Group, an international investigative-services firm. At the Mintz Group, he managed the litigation department of the New York office, headed the product liability practice area and developed the firm’s capabilities in Asia. In 2004, he was one of the lead investigators in the impeachment inquiry of Connecticut governor John Rowland, which resulted in Rowland’s resignation, and has managed investigations in a variety of complex litigation matters including a multibillion-dollar antitrust case, defense of toxic tort claims and patent infringement cases.  While at the Mintz Group, Edward oversaw multiple investigations for the City of New York and the Mayors Against Illegal Handguns, including a multi-state undercover operation into the illegal sale of handguns, lead authoring a report and organizing congressional testimony on the same topic.

Edward has taught at Indiana University (as the recipient of a New Frontiers Grant) and Columbus State University, and currently teaches courses in the Transmedia department at Syracuse University. He graduated from Wesleyan University and received a master’s degree from Harvard University in East Asian studies. Edward is the author of Green Patriot Posters (Metropolis Books, 2010) and a contributor to GOOD magazine. His work with The Canary Project has shown in both art and science museums nationally and internationally. He is a frequent public speaker.

He can be reached at edward@lynxinsights.com or (212) 380-3148.