Assistant Area Chair and Associate Professor, Business Foundations
Additional Roles: Dean's Teaching Faculty Fellow
Office Location: Enterprise Hall 128
Office Hours: By appointment
Cameron J. Harris, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Assistant Area Chair in the School of Business, Business Foundations, and Faculty Fellow in the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning at George Mason University. He serves on the Mason COACHE Leadership team and the Anti-Racism and Inclusive Teaching Consulting Committee. Within the School of Business, he serves as Faculty Fellow for Inclusive Excellence and was a member of the Faculty Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee. Cameron’s professional involvement includes the Professional and Organizational Development Network (POD) in Higher Education, where he has served as chair of the Diversity committee and chair of the Stanley Award for Diversity and Inclusion Research in Educational Development.
Cameron has experience in human resource management as well as teaching in engineering and scholarship programs. His research focuses on the experiences of underrepresented doctoral students, faculty, and teaching and learning issues.
- Ph.D. Higher Education, Indiana University
- MS - Higher Education and Student Affairs, Indiana University
- BA - Integrative Studies (Concentration: Organizational Administration), George Mason University
Research and Awards
- Harris, C.J. & Druehl, C. (2023, February) DEI Conversations: Classrooms. Session presented to the Business Faculty of George Mason University.
- Hendricks, G. & Harris, C.J. (2023, February) Developing professional skills in first year courses. Session presented at the annual conference on the First-Year Experience. Los Angeles, CA.
- Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence in Diversity- 2021-2022
Office of the President, George Mason University
- Curriculum Impact Grant: The Business of Diversity- 2022-2023
Office of the Provost, George Mason University
- Presented the paper titled, “Black Doctoral Students' Views on Faculty Development and Academic Leadership” at the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education in San Francisco, California in 2015.
- Presented the paper titled, “Thriving in a Doctoral Program: A Black Male Perspective” at the Student Affairs in Professionals in Higher Education (NASPA) in Indianapolis, Indiana in 2015.
- Presented the paper titled, “Cultivating Creative and Reflective Learners” at the 2016 Innovations in Teaching and Learning (ITL) conference in Fairfax, Virginia in 2016 (with coauthor Jackie Brown).
- December 15, 2021 - AACSB
Embracing the Complexity of DEI