Robin Harris, Ph.D.
Interim Vice President for Strategic Communications
Robin brings more than 15 years of writing, editing, and production experience to The Education Trust. As the leader of our editorial and design team, she is responsible for managing a smooth and efficient production process and helping to ensure that we convey our message in a clear and compelling fashion. Most recently, she was editorial director at Education Sector, where she managed the editorial and production processes for the organization’s in-house publications. Previously, she served as associate editor of the biweekly publication Diverse Issues in Higher Education, deputy editor at Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News, and a copy editor at several daily newspapers. Robin’s writing has focused on issues facing students of color in higher education, including lowering student loan default rates, increasing diversity in international education, and eliminating health disparities. She earned a master’s and a doctorate in English literature from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor’s from Howard University.
Conflict negotiation – I’m a middle child
Why are you passionate about working at Ed Trust?
I love to hear and tell stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things, and that’s one of the things, among many, that Ed Trust does best.