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Gennie Harris - Associate Professor - Department Chair

Potter 224
503-883-2238
geharris@linfield.edu

Education: PhD Oregon State University (2008)

Academic Interests:
Multicultural Education, Qualitative Inquiry, Teacher Identity, Poststructural and Material Feminism(s)

Current Faculty-Student Collaborative Research Project:
What do social service agencies have to say about diverse learners and schools?

Primary courses: Multicultural Education Content Literacy for Secondary Teachers Leadership & Service: Linfield Assessment Task Force Faculty Benefits and Budget Committee Linfield IRB Committee Education Department Assessment Committee

Publications:

Harris, G. (in press). Teacher identity under surveillance at a religious university. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice. Phillips, D. K., Harris, G., Larson, M. L., & Higgins, K. (2009). Trying on—being in—becoming : Four women’s “intergenerational” journeys in feminist poststructural theory. Qualitative Inquiry, 15, 1455-1479. Harris, G. (under review). Poststructuralism and the “resistant” student. Multicultural Perspectives. Harris, G. (under review). Being good: The politics of emotions and female teacher educators. Teaching in Higher Education. Brazo, C., Harris, G., & Addleman, R. A. (under review). “I have never felt more like a stupid American!” Examining disequilibrium in an immersion experience. International Journal of Multicultural Education. Harris, G. (2010). The potential of poststructuralism in whiteness research studies. (Founders Roundtable). National Association for Multicultural Educators International Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 3-6, 2010. Harris, G. Teacher identity under surveillance at a religious university. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, April 30-May 4, 2010. Harris, G. & Linfield students (Elyse Hansen, Heather Munyon, Katy Bean & Tracie Rampone). Moving beyond whiteness in multicultural education. Oregon National Association for Multicultural Education Conference, Portland, OR, April 24, 2010. Harris, G. & Linfield students (Amy Shoemaker, Elyse Hansen, Heather Munyon, Katy Bean, Natalie Lindsey, Nicole Scheidler & Tracie Rampone). Living in freedom today: The transition out of prison and the implications for teachers. Oregon Association of Teacher Educators Conference, Monmouth, OR, March 5, 2010. Harris, G. Enough about whiteness: One multicultural educator’s shift from self-awareness to systemic issues. National Association for Multicultural Educators International Conference, Denver, CO, October 28-31, 2009. Harris, G. & Linfield student (Heather Munyon). Getting real about preservice multicultural education. Oregon National Association for Multicultural Education Conference, Monmouth, OR, May 1, 2009. Phillips, D. K., Harris, G., Larson, M. L. & Higgins, K. Embodied journeys in feminist poststructural theory. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 13-17, 2009. Winograd, K., Nava, R., Phillips, D. K., Harris, G. & Larson, M. L. Teacher identity beyond the post-modern turn: The nexus of gender, ethnicity, and the norming of the “good teacher.” 5th International Globalization, Diversity & Education Conference. Spokane, WA. February 26-28, 2009. Phillips, D. K , Harris, G., Larson, M. L. & Higgins, K. (2008). Trying on—being in—becoming : Four women’s “intergenerational” journal in feminist poststructural theory. Fourth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, IL, May 15-17, 2008. Harris, G. Poverty and education: Critiquing the performance. Third International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Urbana-Champaign, IL, May 2007. Harris, G. Poverty and education: Critiquing the performance. Oregon Association of Teacher Educators conference, Portland, OR, February 2007. Johnson, L. T. & Harris, G. Promoting educational equity in preservice teachers: Developing cultural proficiency through authentic experiences. Oregon Association of Teacher Educators conference, Portland, OR, February 2005.

Favorite web sites

Racialicious.com

Race: The Power of an Illusion

 

http://www.racialicious.com/ http://www.pbs.org/race/000_General/000_00-Home.htm

Best things about Linfield

A true liberal arts atmosphere Working with energetic, smart students in class and on research projects My great colleagues