Anthropology and Sociology

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Jasmine Harris

Jasmine Harris is an Assistant Professor of Sociology. She holds a Ph.D in Sociology from the University of Minnesota, a Master’s degree in Public Communications from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Women’s Studies from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY. She joined the Ursinus College Anthropology and Sociology department in 2014.

Dr. Harris-LaMothe’s research interests include race, class, and gender, and the intersectionality of those identities, particularly as they pertain to minority experiences. She is currently working on a weekly podcast to address currents events around these topics with quirky twist. 


Anthropology / Sociology


  • African American Experience
  • Contemporary Social Issues
  • Research Methods
  • Sex and Gender
  • Race and Ethnic Relations

Research Interests

Effects of race, class, and gender identities on professional success (in business, sports, social position)