Dan Harris is Professor and Associate Dean, Research & Innovation, School of Education at RMIT, is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow, and Co-Director of Creative Agency research lab: www.creativeresearchhub.com . Harris is editor of the book series Creativity, Education and the Arts (Palgrave), has authored over 100 articles/book chapters, 17 books, plays, films and spoken word performances, and is a proud member of the DERC Executive.
Creative Industries and Education in Australasia (ARC Future Fellowship 2017-2021)
Young people, digital play and diversity (Social Cohesion DEET funding)
What’s Your Story Melbourne? (Melbourne City Council 2018), co-investigator Stacy Holman Jones
Creative Capacities in Education and Policy (ARC DECRA) 2014-2016
Art/Hope/Culture (Victoria Womens’ Trust & Maribyrnong City Council 2012-2014), co-investigator Enza Gandolfo
They are the author of over 100 articles and book chapters, as well as 17 books, including:
Harris, D. (2021). Creative Agency. (Palgrave)
Harris, A., Luka, M.E., & Markham, A. (Eds.) (2021). Massive/Micro Autoethnography: Creative learning in COVID times. Springer.
Holman Jones, S. and Harris, A. (eds.) (2020). Affective Movements, Methods and Pedagogies. London: Routledge.
Iosefo, F., Holman Jones, S. and Harris, A. (eds.) (2020). Wayfinding and Critical Autoethnography. London: Routledge.
Hjorth, L., Harris, A., Jungnickel, K. & Coombs, G. (2019). Creative Practice Ethnographies. NY: Lexington.
Harris, A. and Holman Jones, S. (2019). The Queer Life of Things. NY: Lexington/ Rowman & Littlefield.
Holman Jones, S. and Harris, A. (2018). Queering Autoethnography. NY: Routledge.
Co-edited the following journal special issues
2016 Continuum on ‘Creativity and Sexualities’, co-edited with Yvette Taylor.
2016 Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies, co-edited w Stacy Holman Jones.
2015 – UNESCO Observatory Multidisciplinary Research in the Arts “Critical Approaches to ABR” co-edited with Mary Ann Hunter & Clare Hall.
2014 – Departures in Critical Qualitative Research “Creative Pedagogies” co-edited with Stacy Holman Jones.
2011 – New Community Quarterly (special issue, guest co-editors, Harris, A., Ollis, T. and Campbell, L.). Vol 9, No 3, Summer 2011. Issue 35.
- 2013 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research by an Early Career Researcher (Monash University, Faculty of Education)
- 2011 Women in Leadership award, Victoria University
- Secomb Travel Award, 2008
- Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship (PhD) 2007-2010
- Patrick White Playwriting Award (finalist), 2006
Digital media, performance theory and practice, cultural/sexual/gender diversities, ethnographies, creativity, design, practice-led research, feminist theory, posthum.
As the world grapples with the fallout from the pandemic of 2020, people everywhere struggle to deal with everyday challenges.
This project examines the experiences of creative/cultural industries professionals as well as creative education scholars, across digital, technological, arts and science fields.