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Robin O. Harris papers

Biographical Note

Robin O. Harris is a Georgia College alumna and retired faculty member. She returned to Georgia College in 1987 as a non-traditional student and received her B.A. and M.A. in history. At Georgia College, Harris began a study of Georgia educator Julia A. Flisch. Because of this interest, Harris volunteered to process what would become the Julia A. Flisch papers in Special Collections in the Ina Dillard Russell Library at Georgia College. She created the original collection guide and note card index that served as the Finding Aid for the collection prior to digitization. 

Harris' M.A. thesis entitled "Julia Anna Flisch: Georgia Educator and Feminist" was completed in 1993 and is housed in Special Collections. She completed her Ph.D. in History and Sociology at Georgia Institute of Technology from 1996-2008. Her dissertation was also on Flisch and is titled "'A new representative of southern intellect:' Julia Anna Flisch, a new woman of the New South." She returned to Georgia College in 2001 to teach Historical Sociology. She is now a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Government and Sociology.