Leila Harris

Associate Professor
PhD, University of Minnesota
Faculty of Science; Faculty of Arts

Dr. Leila Harris has trained as a political and socio-cultural geographer (PhD, University of Minnesota), and her work examines social, cultural and political-economic dimensions of environmental and resource issues, especially in developing contexts. Dr. Harris is Assistant Professor, Institute of Resources, Environment and Sustainability, UBC; Assistant Professor Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, UBC; Faculty Associate, UBC Department of Geography, and Co-Director of the Program on Water Governance.

Primary Recipient Awards

Wall Colloquia Abroad, Leila Harris, 2016

Leila Harris

Workshop on water equity and resilience in Southern Africa

Principal Investigators:
Dr. Leila M. Harris, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability; Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Mr. Nico Elema, NEPAD Centers for Excellence, Institute for Water Studies, Stellenbosch
Prof. Dominic Mazvimavi, University of Western Cape, Cape Town
Prof. Gina Ziervogel, University of Cape Town, Cape Town

Download the research paper published in ScienceDirect that draws from the workshop proceedings.

UBC Visiting Scholar Abroad Program, Leila Harris, 2012

Leila Harris

As a UBC Visiting Scholar Aboard she will work in Cape Town, South Africa to conduct critical research on water access, affordability and governance in informal settlements of Cape Town South.

Early Career Scholars, Leila Harris, 2011

Leila Harris

Co-principal Investigator Awards

International Visiting Research Scholars, Mary Galvin, 2017

Mary Galvin