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Frank Harris III

Frank Harris IIIProfessor of Journalism
M.A., The University of Texas, Journalism
B.S., Southern Illinois University, Admin. of Justice
Office: Morrill Hall 202B
Phone: (203) 392-5804  



Publications and experience

Professor Harris has written for more than 50 publications over the past 25 years, including the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, New Haven Register, Northeast Magazine, and USA Today. He currently writes a column for the Hartford Courant, and placed third in a national column-writing contest hosted by the National Society of Newspaper Columists in 2016. He is an award-winning columnist for the New Haven Register, where his column previously appeared each Sunday. He is the author and publisher of The Craft of Quoting and In My Own Words, as well as co-author of The Power of Free Expression in America. He is a frequent lecturer at New Haven-area schools, and a guest speaker for various organizations. His research includes "The n-Word Project," where he collects stories from Americans about their experience with the n-word. 

SCSU Courses Taught

JRN 101 - The Media: Freedom & Power
JRN 200 - Basics of Journalism
JRN 201 - Reporting & Writing
JRN 240 - Race & the News
JRN 298 - Special Topics: Introduction to Column Writing
JRN 301 - News Media in America
JRN 320 - Magazine Writing I
JRN 340 - Journalism Workshop I
JRN 350 - American Journalism History
JRN 398 - Special Topics: Words to the World
JRN 420 - Magazine Writing II
JRN 440 - Journalism Workshop II
JRN 490 - Journalism Capstone
JRN 497 - Journalism Internship