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Joyice Harris Part Time Staff School of Education

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Send email to Joyice Harris
(202) 885-3128
SOE - School of Education
Spring Valley Building - 452
Bio
Joyice Harris (she/her/hers) graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Warner University (formerly Warner Southern College) in Lake Wales, Florida and a M.A. in English Education with a concentration in Secondary Grades from Piedmont College in Athens, Georgia. Her master’s capstone focused on what she had coined as the 4Cs (cultural, critical, creative, and comprehensive) of communication within a culturally-relevant classroom. She has worked as a Secondary English Teacher and as an English Adjunct Instructor, and in various academic roles such as graduation counseling, student advising, and curriculum development. She currently serves as the International Training & Education Graduate Program Coordinator at American University in the School of Education where she supports graduate students along their academic journey from matriculation to graduation. Joyice’s niche is rooted in English Language Arts, African-American Interests (especially for male students), and Global Issues as a cornerstone for a steadfast career and also a lifelong pursuit for learning. She is particularly passionate about racial and social justice, equity, and literacy and languages with interests in international education, leadership, and curriculum design. Joyice enjoys reading and writing, current events, international travel, and engaging in meaningful conversations—but what is life without good music, good food, and basketball! Her career goals include earning a PhD with research in either the cultural expression and identity development in Black male students or the value of effective communication from the classroom to the workforce.