Douglas Morgan, Jr. is a 1988 graduate from East Carolina University’s Department of Criminal Justice. He is currently the assistant special agent in charge of several national programs for the Internal Revenue Service’s Internal Affairs Division. Prior to his current position, he spent twenty-two years as a special agent, supervisory special agent, and national program manager. His roles have included U.S. Customs Attaché to the Bahamas; primary advisor to the U.S. Ambassador, U.S. Embassy, Nassau, Bahamas, for all customs-related matters; and U.S. Immigration and Customs Office of Enforcement national program manager for smuggling operations. In 2000, he received the U.S. Customs Commissioners Award for the seizure of 20,000 pounds of cocaine, 30 arrests, and $1million seizure. He has made two appearances on “America’s Most Wanted” television show.
East Carolina University named Doug an Outstanding Alumni in 2006, and he serves as ECU’s official alumni point of contact for the Washington, D.C., metro area. He is also currently serving on the East Carolina University Alumni Board of Directors and Criminal Justice Advisory Board. Lastly, Doug assists in preparing incoming freshman from the DC/Metro area by mentoring them during the areas send off gatherings.
Of his experiences and continued relationship with ECU Doug says: “My educational experience at ECU prepared me to enter the work environment armed with the necessary tools to project myself in a professional and competent manner. The educational experience at ECU was second to none and ensured that I could tackle any task that I was presented with. Returning to ECU to provide lectures to Criminal Justice classes allows me to share my experiences with those looking to begin a career once they graduate. I have the opportunity to prepare them and arm them with the right tools for their adventure in the job world. An education at ECU is invaluable.”