STAFF & FACULTY DIRECTORY PROFILE

Catherine Harris

Job Title:

Director of Academic Support

Department:

Academic Support

Email:

Phone: (510) 577-9100

ext. 

334

Started at O'Dowd:

2016

Degrees: 

B.A. Mathematics, Claremont McKenna College

Originally from:

California

Why I Teach:

I love working with students, especially witnessing the "a-ha" moment when something finally clicks.

Most powerful teaching technique:

Patience and creativity.

Why are the subjects you teach important?:

Math is everywhere and we use it everyday (even though you may not always realize it).

Favorite quotes:

Favorite trivia:

Figs have dead wasps inside.

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Hobbies or outside interests:

International and adventure travel, dance (flamenco, merengue, and salsa), tennis, skiing, World Cup Soccer, and spending time with family and friends.