James Harris
Professor Emeritus

  James F. Harris was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his undergraduate degree in History at Loyola University in Chicago and his MA and PhD in European History from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. With the exception of one year in northern Wisconsin, his scholarly career has been at the University of Maryland, College Park which he joined in 1967. His scholarly interests are located in modern German History and he has written on German liberalism, the Revolutions of 1848 and Antisemitism, among other topics. He became Chair of the Department of History in 1994 and Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities in February 1997.

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