Natasha Pratt-Harris, Ph.D.

Title: 
Associate Professor
Office Location: 
Jenkins Building Room 433
Phone: 
443-885-3506
Email: 
Natasha.PrattHarris@morgan.edu
Education:

B.A. Journalism, Criminology/ Criminal Justice, The University of Maryland College Park
M.S. Criminal Justice Administration, The University of Baltimore
Ph.D. Sociology, Howard University

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Education:

B.A. Journalism, Criminology/ Criminal Justice, The University of Maryland College Park
M.S. Criminal Justice Administration, The University of Baltimore
Ph.D. Sociology, Howard University

Collage Law Enforcement

Dr. Natasha C. Pratt-Harris is an associate professor and coordinator of the Criminal Justice program in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. She is also a trained statistician and methodologist. She has published in the peer-reviewed African Journal of Criminology and Justice Studies. She is currently conducting a qualitative research study about Black males who report that they have wrongful convictions on their criminal record.

Dr. Pratt-Harris teaches Community-Based Corrections, Criminology, Jails and Prisons, Juvenile Delinquency, Research Methods (also in Criminal Justice), Police and Society, Social Problems, the Sociology of Deviance, the Sociology of Law, and Statistics, where she addresses "dis-proportionality" at various stages throughout the juvenile and adult criminal justice system. Dr. Pratt-Harris also supervises students who are interning with criminal justice agencies. She is currently co-writing (submitted) an interdisciplinary article for the Journal of Human Behavior for the Social Environment that critically assesses police-involved shootings (homicides) of unarmed black males.

Recent Media (select)

http://www.afro.com/baltimore-let-not-your-heart-be-troubled-neither-let-it-be-afraid-john-1427/

http://imixwhatilike.org/2015/05/06/no-hooks-and-the-hip-hop-chronicles-talks-media-coverage-of-baltimores-uprisings/

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/staggering-arrest-rates-strain-baltimore-community-relations-police/

http://onpoint.wbur.org/2015/04/28/freddie-gray-funeral-violence-police

https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=113423

http://www.steinershow.org/podcasts/racism/disproportionate-victimization-of-african-americans/

http://www.transformingnetworkinfrastructure.com/news/2013/11/05/7521525.htm

http://www.jbhe.com/2013/07/pedagogy-and-trayvon-martin/

http://www.steinershow.org/podcasts/october-1-2012-segment-1/