Psychological assessment; ADHD; self-handicapping and the interface of clinical and social psychology
Dr. Harris is a Professor of Psychology at the California School of Professional at Alliant International University where he has taught since 2013.
Dr. Harris received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas in 1986 after completing his predoctoral internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Early career opportunities included practice in a medical school – affiliated multidisciplinary outpatient child and adolescent clinic and as Director for the coastal Georgia operations of a large southeastern psychiatric practice. After a position as clinical director for two residential treatment centers for children and adolescents, he established a group practice.
For 19 years, he was the training clinic director and a psychology department faculty member at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (19 years) and he was the Associate Director of Clinical Training for the PhD program in Clinical Psychology for six years as well.
For the last five years, he has been at Alliant – Fresno where he was program director for the Doctor of Psychology Program (PsyD) in clinical psychology (2013-2018) and for two years, director of Alliant-Fresno's Psychological Services Center.
Dr.. Harris currently teaches three courses in Psychological Assessment and Clinical Administration and Professional Practice.