Chris Harris

Associate Professor of Communication, Department Chair for Social Sciences and Business, Nevada State College, USA

Professor Christopher S. Harris is an associate professor of communication and department chair for social sciences and business in the School of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Nevada State College in Henderson, Nevada. He has been working with the Salzburg Academy for Media & Global Change since 2016. Chris's research interests include fine-de-si├Ęcle rap music and neo-soul, critical pedagogy, media portrayals of ethnicity/race, and the relationship/interplay between power and discourse in contemporary society. His current projects focus on critical/civic persistence and the efficacy of linked courses for teaching first generation college students. Chris has earned a M.P.S. in Africana studies from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Miami, Florida.

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