Professor Christopher R Harris

Professor

Professor Christopher R Harris
615-898-2841
Room 201, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box X010, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • M.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (1991)
  • B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology (1969)

Areas of Expertise

Mass Communication Law
Photo/Journalism Ethics
Photojournalism

Biography

Between undergraduate and graduate years Mr. Harris worked as a freelance photojournalist for major news publications worldwide, and was a founding member of Gamma/Liaison photo agency. He has completed hundreds of assignments for TIME, Newsweek and The New York Times as a photojournalist, and worked as a reporter on investigative teams for TIME, and The New York Times. Professor Harris is the author of numerous academic journal articles as well as trade publications. His historical, legal, a...

Read More »

Between undergraduate and graduate years Mr. Harris worked as a freelance photojournalist for major news publications worldwide, and was a founding member of Gamma/Liaison photo agency. He has completed hundreds of assignments for TIME, Newsweek and The New York Times as a photojournalist, and worked as a reporter on investigative teams for TIME, and The New York Times. Professor Harris is the author of numerous academic journal articles as well as trade publications. His historical, legal, and photographic academic research has been published in The Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Visual Communication Quarterly, History of Photography, MedienPsychologie, Federal Communication Law Journal (UCLA) and Communication and the Law. His textbook, Visual Journalism , was recently released by Allyn & Bacon. Professor Harris is on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, as well as being an advisor for Media Psychology.

« Read Less