Kandace L. Harris
Kandace L. Harris is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Mass Media Arts at Clark Atlanta University.
As chair, she is the academic manager of largest degree program at Clark Atlanta University which educates approximately 700 students pursuing careers in journalism, public relations, radio, television, film, and multimedia.
baccalaureate teaching and administrative honors include being department chair at both Johnson C. Smith University
and Shaw University
, the 2012 recipient of the Shaw University
Excellence in Academic Teaching Award, and Co-Director of the UNCF/Mellon Teaching and Learning Institute at Shaw University, " Using Social Networks to Enhance Writing Across the Curriculum".
recently co-authored "Cloud Computing (and voter privacy)" in the Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics.
"Black History Dot Com: The Role of Social Media Technology in Linking the Black Atlantic in the Barack Obama Campaign in Global Migration, Technology & Transculturation and published "Using Social Networking Sites as a Student Engagement Tool" in Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
Dr. Harris holds a B.A. in Print Journalism, and two advanced degrees from Howard University: the M.A. in Human Communication Studies; and the Ph.D. in Mass Communications & Media Studies.