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


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


Dr. Harriet Harriss (RIBA, PFHEA) is a qualified architect and coordinates the Post-Graduate Research programme. Her teaching, research and writing are largely focused upon pioneering new pedagogic models for design education as captured in Radical Pedagogies: Architectural Education & the British Tradition. Her 2016 publication, A Gendered Profession, asserts the need for widening participation as a means to ensure professions remains as diverse as the society it seeks to serve. Dr. 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 as was appointed a Principal Lecturer of Student Experience. She was most awarded a Clore Fellowship (2016-17), elected to the European Association of Architectural Education (EAAE) Council in summer 2017, and in 2018, awarded a Principal Fellowship of the UK's Higher Education Academy. Harriet's consultancy roles include the UK Department for Education construction industry panel, international programme validations and pedagogy design and development. From 2018-2020, Harriet will chair the RIBA's prestigious Dissertation Medal judging panel.