Interview with Charles Harris, June 3, 1992

Project: APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project

  • Description
  • Play Interview
  • Rights & Request
  • Citation

Interview Summary

Charles W. Harris is an African American political scientist and a Professor Emeritus at Howard University. In this interview, Harris describes his childhood in Auburn, Alabama and earning degrees in political science from Morehouse College, University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He talks about his dissertation topic on German confiscation of German property and his work at the Federal Executive Institute, where he became interested in intergovernmental relations. Harris speaks about his academic career and positions he held at Grambling State, Coppin State and finally Howard University, where he began in 1970. He also discusses chairing the Howard University Political Science Department and receiving a Ford Foundation grant to increase faculty, research and strengthen the graduate program.

Interview Accession

1992oh336_apsa108

Interviewee Name

Charles Harris

Interviewer Name

Russell Adams

Sheila Ards

Interview Date

1992-06-03

Interview Rights

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Interview Usage

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Restriction

No Restrictions

Interviews may be reproduced with permission from Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries.

All rights to the interviews, including but not restricted to legal title, copyrights and literary property rights, have been transferred to the University of Kentucky Libraries.

Add this interview to your cart in order to begin the process of requesting access to a copy of and/or permission to reproduce interview(s). 


Harris, Charles Interview by Russell Adams. 03 Jun. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Harris, C. (1992, June 03). Interview by R. Adams. APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Harris, Charles, interview by Russell Adams. June 03, 1992, APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha: African American Political Scientists Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





Persistent Link for this Record: https://kentuckyoralhistory.org/ark:/16417/xt7f1v5bcx9n