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Lisa Harrison

Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Teacher Education
Lindley Hall N282

Dr. Lisa Harrison holds the B.S. in Mathematics from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and the M.S.T. in Teaching from Pace University in New York. She also holds the Ph.D. in Middle School Education from the University of Georgia. Dr. Harrison is an assistant professor in Middle Childhood Education and teaches courses in Middle Childhood Curriculum and Instruction. Her primary research interests include black young adolescent identity and teaching for social justice.


Most Recent Publications:


Harrison, L. (2010). Black adolescent identity, double-consciousness, and a socio-historically constructed adolescence. In K. Lee & M. Vagle (Eds.), Developmentalism in early childhood and middle grades education: Critical conversations on readiness and responsiveness (pp. 131-149). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.