ABOUT DR. SCHWARTZ
Harriet L. Schwartz, PhD, is Professor of Relational Practice and Higher Education in Antioch University’s PhD in Leadership and Change program.
Harriet’s scholarly interests include teaching as relational practice, emotion and teaching, and qualitative research methods. She is the author of Connected Teaching: Relationship, Power, and Mattering in Higher Education (Stylus, 2019) and has published two New Directions for Teaching and Learning sourcebooks, co-editing Teaching and Emotion (with Jennifer Snyder-Duch) and editing Interpersonal Boundaries in Teaching and Learning. She also writes in the public domain, addressing social justice issues including racism, sexism, and homophobia.
Harriet is lead scholar for education as relational practice and a leadership team member for the International Center for Growth in Connection, the intellectual home of Relational Cultural Theory and related research and practice.
In addition, she mentors doctoral students in qualitative research methods at Antioch University where she earned her PhD in Leadership and Change. She also holds an MS in counseling and a certificate in student personnel from Springfield College. Prior to pursuing a teaching career, she worked in student affairs at Carnegie Mellon University, Bard College, and University of Hartford.