UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Michael Harris
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Michael Harris

Professor and Department Chair
member of graduate faculty

Communicative Disorders
Office: 219 Wyman Teacher Education Bldg
Phone: 715-425-0602

College of Education and Professional Studies
Office: 219 Wyman Teacher Education Bldg
Phone: 715-425-0602

Email: michael.d.harris@uwrf.edu

Education:

  • BS, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 1978
  • MST, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 1979
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, Educational Psychology-Special Education, 2002

Courses Taught:

  • Speech Science
  • Communicative Replacements for Challenging Behavior
  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication Systems
  • Introduction to Special Education

Research Interests:

Dr. Harris’ research interest is in the area of augmentative and alternative communication. Specifically, he is interested in research regarding the use of aided language stimulation with individuals who experience moderate-severe cognitive disabilities.

Professional Activities:

  • Member-University Academic Standards Committee
  • Member-Graduate Executive Council
  • Member-Educator Preparation Programs Council
  • Member-College of Education and Professional Studies Personnel Committee
  • Member-College of Education and Professional Studies Early Childhood Committee
  • Member-All College Scholarship Committee
  • Member- ASHA Special Interest Division 10
  • Member- ASHA Special Interest Division 11
  • Member- ASHA Division 12