Helen Harris, Ed.D.

Helen Harris, Ph.D.

Helen Harris, Ed.D., Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work at Baylor, studies the impact of loss and grief on cognition and congregations and death and dying. She also has research experience in the areas of vocational calling in social work and effectiveness of distance education in social work.

Harris has been published in a number of journals, including Social Work and Christianity, the Journal of Family and Community Ministries and Administrative Issues Journal. Before joining the Baylor faculty in 1997, she worked as a social worker and in administration for hospice, residential child care, and foster care and adoptions. She earned her bachelor's degree in behavioral science from Mary Hardin-Baylor in 1975, her MSW from Our Lady of the Lake University in 1979 and her doctoral degree in higher education administration from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2010.

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