Angel Luis Harris

Angel Luis Harris

Professor in the Department of Sociology

External Address: 
90088, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
90088, 268 Soc/Psych Building, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Grants

Project Bright IDEA 3: Nurturing for a Bright Tomorrow awarded by Department of Education (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2019

Set, StartREDY, Set, Start! School Readiness for All awarded by Kellogg Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2017 to 2019

Examining the Consequences of Maternal Incarceration awarded by Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (Principal Investigator). 2018

Professional Development for Gifted Behaviors awarded by Care Institute Group, Inc. (Principal Investigator). 2014 to 2017

Harris, AL, and Robinson, K. The Broken Compass: Parental Involvement with Children’s Education. Harvard University Press, January 6, 2014.

Harris, AL. Kids Don't Want to Fail. Harvard University Press, 2011.

Harris, AL. "Can Members Of Marginalized Groups Remain Invested In Schooling?: An Assessment From The United States And The United Kingdom." Education, Justice, and Democracy. Ed. DS Allen and R Reich. University of Chicago Press, March 4, 2013. 101-132.

Harris, AL. "Gender, Perceptions of Opportunity, and Investment in Schooling." Growing Gaps: Educational Inequality around the World. January 1, 2011. Full Text

Harris, AL. "Oppositional Culture Theory." Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development. MacMillan Reference Library, November 2008.

Harris, AL, and Lacy, K. "Breaking the Class Monolith: Understanding Class Differences in Black Adolescents’ Attachment to Racial Identity." Social Class: How Does It Work?. Ed. D Conley and A Lareau. Russel Sage foundation Press, 2008.

Harris, A, and Maeda, D. "Power and resistance in contemporary legal education." Legal Education and the Reproduction of Hierarchy: A Polemic Against the System. December 1, 2004. 168-184.

Harris, AL, and Tienda, M. "Hispanics in Higher Education and the Texas Top 10% Law." Race and Social Problems 4.1 (December 1, 2012): 57-67. Full Text

Harris, AL, and Tienda, M. "Hispanics in Higher Education and the Texas Top Ten Percent Law." Race and Social Problems 4 (2012): 57-67.

Yates, S, Harris, A, Sabates, R, and Staff, J. "Early occupational aspirations and fractured transitions: A study of entry into 'NEET' status in the UK." Journal of Social Policy 40.3 (July 1, 2011): 513-534. Full Text

Sabates, R, Harris, AL, and Staff, J. "Ambition gone awry: the long-term socioeconomic consequences of misaligned and uncertain ambitions in adolescence." Social science quarterly 92.4 (January 2011): 959-977.

Staff, J, Harris, A, Sabates, R, and Briddell, L. "Uncertainty in early occupational aspirations: Role exploration or aimlessness?." Social Forces 89.2 (December 1, 2010): 659-683. Full Text

Harris, AL, and Yates, S. "Young People’s Ambition and Future Employment Outcomes in the United Kingdom." Journal of Social Policy (December 2010): 1-22.

Harris, AL, and Marsh, K. "Is a Raceless Identity an Effective Strategy for Academic Success Among Blacks?*." Social Science Quarterly 91.5 (December 2010): 1242-1263. Full Text