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Faculty Directory » Robert Harris

Communications Media

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Monday 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Or any day before 4 PM by appointment

To schedule an online appointment, please email Professor Harris.

Office Information:

Room Number: Conlon Hall 320
Phone: 978.665.3389

Courses Taught:

Communications Media

Introduction to Film and Video (COMM 3505)
Audio Production (COMM 3510)
Intermediate Digital Video Production (COMM 3520)
Documentary Production (COMM 3521)
Lighting for Film and Video (COMM 3580)
Intermediate Film Production (COMM 3710)
Advanced Film (COMM 3720)
Advanced Documentary (COMM 3895)
Pre-Production for Documentary
History of Documentary Film & Video
Intermediate Non-Fiction Video Production

Business Administration

Production Management (BSAD 3220)


​M.F.A., University of California San Diego
B.A., Colgate and Sarah Lawrence

Research Interests:

Formally Innovative Non-Fiction Film & Video
Avante-Garde Film & Video
Ethnographic Media

Current Projects:

New Short Lyric Video Works

Representative Publications:

View a detailed CV with full list of projects, awards, and publications.

Films and Videos 
"Suite of Summer Evenings"
"Night Birds"
"In the Streets"
"Some Bewildered Beast"
"Burning Memories, Pt. 1 Forbidden Songs"
"The Allen Brothers"

Professional Affiliations:

MATA - Media Arts Teachers Association
Media Alliance
UFVA - University Film and Video Association
VSW - Visual Studies Workshop
ACROBATA Foundation (Board of Directors)
NYSSSA - ​New York State Summer School of the Arts: Media Arts Program (Program Director, 1992-2016)