Mr. Harris joined the Academy in October 2019 as a Research Associate. He has served on Academy projects including work for the National Park Service Design and Construction Program, Department of Energy, Office of Technology Transfer, Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, and the National Association of Counties. He has experience in assisting agencies with infrastructure design and construction assessment, strategic plan development, and best practice benchmarking.
Before joining the Academy, Mr. Harris had numerous internships, including working at the Brookings Institute and the U.S.– Japan Bridging Foundation. He graduated from the University of St Andrews, Scotland, in 2018, earning an MA, Honors in International Relations and Modern History.