Janis Harmon, Ph.D.

Professor, Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching



Janis M. Harmon is a Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She received her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in Educational Theory and Practice. Her publications reflect her research interests which include children’s and young adult literature and effective middle school and high school literacy programs with a special emphasis on vocabulary acquisition and instruction. She teaches both undergraduate and graduate literacy courses for educators interested in teaching at the middle school and high school levels.