Harriet Harriss

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Dean of the School of Architecture Dean: Architecture hharriss@pratt.edu (718) 399-4304 p Brooklyn Campus, Higgins Hall North 1

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2014 Ph.D. in architecture Oxford Brookes University 2007 Chartered Architect, RIBA, UK / Kingston University, Architecture & Professional Practice (RIBA Part III professional accreditation) | Distinction 2006 Architectural Association | PG(Dip) Building Conservation (Martin Caroe Award) 2003 Royal College of Art | MA(RCA) Architecture + Interiors (RIBA Part II) 2001 Manchester University | BA (Hons) Architecture | First Class


Dean Harriet Harriss (RIBA, Ph.D., PFHEA) is a qualified British architect. Her teaching, research and writing focus upon pioneering new pedagogic models for design education, as captured in Radical Pedagogies: Architectural Education & the British Tradition, and for widening participation in architecture to ensure it remains as diverse as the society it seeks to serve, a subject she interrogates in her book, A Gendered Profession. Dean Harriss has won various awards for teaching excellence including a Brookes Teaching Fellowship, a Higher Education Academy Internationalisation Award, a Churchill Fellowship, and two Santander awards. Before joining the RCA, she led the MArchD in Architecture at Oxford Brookes and was appointed a Principal Lecturer of Student Experience. Dean Harriss was awarded a Clore Fellowship for cultural leadership (2016-17) and elected to the European Association of Architectural Education Council in summer 2017. Dean Harriss' public consultancy roles include writing national construction curriculum for the UK government's Department for Education and international program validations and pedagogy design and development. Across both academe and industry, Dean Harriss has spoken across a range of media channels (from the BBC to TEDx) on the wider issues facing the built environment, is a recognized advocate for design education and was nominated by Dezeen as a champion for women in architecture and design in 2019. RECENT PUBLICATIONS: Harriss. H., (2019) ‘Resituating research on the fault-line between architectural academia and practice.’ AD The Business of Research: Knowledge and Learning Redefined in Architectural Practice, Wiley and Sons, UK Brooker, G., Harriss, H. Walker, K., (2019) Interior Futures, Crucible Press, USA Harriss, H (2018) A Comparative History of Live Projects Within the United States and the UK, Part V, Tectonics of Engagement IN The Routledge Companion to Architecture and Social Engagement, Routledge, USA. Harriss, H. (2018) ‘Making Trouble to Stay With: Architecture and Feminist Pedagogies’ Field (Journal) Becoming a Feminist Architect’ ’ volume 7, issue 1 (November 2017) Harriss, H, Barton, G., (2017) Gendered Tools for Spatial Production, Architecture and Culture, Vol 3, Taylor Francis, UK Harriss, H., Brown, J., Morrow, R., Soane, J., (2016) A Gendered profession. The Question of Representation in Place-making, RIBA Publications Harriss, H., (2016) Goodbye Mister Bond: 007’s critical advocacy for feminism & modernism, AAE, 2016 Research-Based Education - Volume Two, pp, 348-357 Anderson, J., Godriksen, C., Harriss, H., (2016) Interdisciplinary Live Projects, BEJLT: Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching, Vol 8, Issues 1 and 2, April 2016. (ISSN 1744-7747), UK Harriss, H., (2016) ‘The Latent Pedagogy Of The Archizine’, (Vol. 1). 2016. ASK.the.Conference “Education For Research, Research For Creativity”. Warsaw, Poland, 26-27 February 2016 (pp. 91-96). Warszawa: WAPW Froud, D., Harriss, H., (Eds) (2015) Radical Pedagogies: Architectural Education & the British Tradition, RIBA