Lis Harris

Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Writing

Columbia University

Lis Harris is an Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Writing. She received a B.A. from Bennington College and was a staff writer at The New Yorker from 1970 to 1995. In addition to innumerable articles, reviews and commentaries, she is the author of Holy Days: The World of a Hasidic Family, Rules of Engagement: Four American Marriages, and Tilting at Mills: Green Dreams, Dirty Dealings and the Corporate Squeeze. A two-time Woodrow Wilson Lila Acheson Wallace Fellowship recipient, she was awarded grants in 1998 from the J.M. Kaplan Fund, and the Fund for the City of New York, and in 1998 and 1999 from the Rockefeller Fund.

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