Ph.D. 2013 – University of Georgia, Counseling and Student Personnel Services
M.Ed. 2007 – University of South Carolina, Higher Education and Student Affairs
B.A. 2003 – Clemson University, History
Dr. Harris serves as the Assistant Dean of Students Affairs for the School of Education at UNC Chapel Hill. Her professional background includes experience with TRIO programs within the community college system, housing and residence life, student leadership development, and graduate student recruitment and retention initiatives. Prior to coming to UNC Chapel Hill, she worked at North Carolina Central University and the University of Georgia. She is active in the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), where has served and held positions on regional and national committees and currently serves on the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Board, which focuses on educating, preparing and creating experiences for underrepresented students looking to go into higher education and student affairs. She believes in the holistic development of students and cultivating meaningful experiences that will support their academic, personal and professional goals.