John R. Harris

john harrisJohn R. Harris has served as Executive Director of the Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and Culture at Franklin Pierce University since 1996. He holds a Ph. D. in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has been a faculty member in the English and American Studies Department at Franklin Pierce University since 1994. In 1999 John received a National Endowment for the Humanities focus grant for his work with Keene High School, and was selected as a Distinguished Collegium Chair at the Orion Millennium Conference in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. His work on the study of place in the Monadnock Region has appeared in the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, and the Keene Sentinel. John has been a member of the School Board Committee in Westmoreland, NH, where he lives with his wife Susie, a pharmacist, and their three daughters.

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