Renee Harmon, PhD; Research Assistant at the Africa Center is a CSU Best Teacher

Congratulations, Renee on being named a 2018 CSU Best Teacher!  

Renee Harmon teaches at SoGES and assists in the Africa Center. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in communication from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She completed a Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies with a specialization in Education Sciences at CSU in 2017.

Her research focuses on sustainability education and literacy, adult education, online education and nontraditional teaching and learning methods. She also developed the CSU Sustainability Literacy Assessment, of which the results are reported to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS). She is an active volunteer with United Way of Weld County and Community Collective Impact Fund, and has extensive experience working with veterans and other adult learners.

Nominator’s comment:

“My favorite part of being in Dr. Harmon’s class was the individualized attention she gives her students to propel them forward. She is attentive to her students’ individual research interests and career pathways, and she is committed to applying her knowledge and experience to ensuring her students can succeed in those areas.”