Charles Harris, EdD
Dr. Charles Harris is an online faculty member in the School of Professional Development.
Dr. Harris earned an Associate in Arts degree at Tallahassee Community College, a
Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economic Geography at the University of Idaho,
a Master of Education in Instructional Technology from Idaho State University, and
the Specialist in Community College Teaching and Doctor of Education degrees from
Arkansas State University-Jonesboro. His dissertation research, titled Faculty Perception
of Proficiency in Attributes of Teaching Graduate Courses Online for an NCATE Accredited
Education Unit Using the BlackBoard Course Management System, focused on how university
faculty perceive how they have been trained to be efficient and effective online teachers.
Prior to coming to Stony Brook, Dr. Harris has been active as an educational consultant since 2004. His prior higher education administrative experience includes 15 years as a financial manager with expertise in Procurement and Contract Management, five years as a grant project manager, and fifteen years as an instructional designer. Dr. Harris is a certified Quality Matter Peer Reviewer. A Florida native, Dr. Harris resides in Washington State with his spouse Bonnie.