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Laura Harrison

Assistant Professor, Counseling and Higher Education
Counseling and Higher Education
Lindley Hall S234

Laura M. Harrison holds a doctorate in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco as well as a masters degree in Counselor Education and bachelors degree in English/Women's Studies from Ohio University.She has worked in a variety of student affairs positions at Ohio and Stanford Universities and has taught courses in leadership and change at the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral levels at the University of San Francisco.Dr. Harrison teaches and writes on the topics of advocacy, change, and leadership in student affairs and higher education.

Harrison, L. M. & Shah, H.(2013).What's Right with Learning Today: Appreciative Inquiry and Positive Outcomes in Higher Education.New Directions for Student Services 143, 65-75.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Davis, T. & Harrison, L.M.(2013).Advancing Social Justice: Tools, Pedagogies, and Strategies to Transform Your Campus.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Harrison, L. M.(2011).Transformational Leadership, Integrity, and Power.In Young. R. (Ed.)New Directions for Student Services 135, 45-52.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Harrison, L.M.(2011).Using Critical Pedagogy to Critique Power Issues in Transformational Leadership.In Barbour, J. & Hickman, G.(Eds.)Leadership for Transformation, 125-140.San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Harrison, L.M.(2010).Consequences and Strategies Student Affairs Professionals Engage in Their Advocacy Roles.Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice 47(2), 197-214.