Renée Harmon is the Africa Center's Research Assistant and Social Media Coordinator.  She assists with communication & social media, event planning, campus & community outreach, and research.

Renée is a PhD Candidate in CSU's School of Education. Her research addresses sustainability education and sustainability literacy. Additionally, she works in the areas of adult & community sustainability education and policy. Specific to Africa, Renée is in the process of developing a research proposal that seeks to learn about the African refugees living in Northern Colorado. Renée is a member of the United Way of Weld County's Refugee Collaborative Committee. She also volunteers with the journalism non-profit, Africa Agenda of Denver. 

Renée's background includes adult teaching & learning, online teaching & learning, and curriculum development. She teaches the online section of GES 520: Issues in Global Environmental Sustainability.  

Renée holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Western Illinois University, and a master's degree in communication from the University of Missouri - St. Louis.

Renée can be reached at