Kathryn Harrison

Mitigation Panel Chair
Vancouver, BC

Kathryn Harrison is professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Harrison was UBC’s acting Dean of Arts from 2016 to 2017, Senior Associate Dean, faculty and equity from 2015 to 2018, and Associate Dean, strategy and communications from 2008 to 2011. She has served on the editorial/publication boards of UBC Press, Canadian Public Policy, the Canadian Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, and Regulation and Governance.

Dr. Harrison’s awards include Fulbright Fellowships in 1999-2000 and 2006-7, a Gilbert White Fellowship at Resources for the Future, the UBC Killam Research Fellowship, the KD Srivastava Prize from UBC Press, the John Vandercamp prize for the best article of the year in Canadian Public Policy, the JCPA-APPAM prize for the best comparative paper at the APPAM annual meeting, the Edward Clarence Dyason Fellowship at Melbourne University, and the UBC Arts Undergraduate Society’s Just Desserts Award for contributions to student life at UBC.