Jessica C. Harris is a lecturer in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Kansas. Through her research, Jessica critiques interlocking systems of oppression that are embedded in U.S. higher education and lead to educational and social inequities. Her multidisciplinary research agenda focuses on multiraciality on the college campus, critical approaches to sexual violence, and the history of inclusion and exclusion in higher education. Jessica teaches graduate level courses such as critical race theory in education, history of higher education, and student development theory. Her research, teaching, and service are guided by commitments to radical social justice and educational equity.
- Student development theory
- Critical race theory in education
- History of higher education
- Current issues in higher education and student affairs
- Qualitative inquiry
critical race theory in education; multiracial students, faculty, and administrators; critical approaches to sexual violence on the college campus; women of color; qualitative inquiry in education