The following information was provided by Stonehill College:
Watertown's Katharine Harris has been named a fellow in chemistry at Stonehill College this academic year. She comes to Stonehill from Boston College, where she earned her Ph.D. in May 2012. She worked at BC as a laboratory supervisor and research associate in 2012, and taught a variety of chemistry courses at BC from 2006 to 2009.
She was a private tutor for students attending Vanderbilt University, Pitzer College, Boston College, Dana Hall School for Girls, Milton Public High School and Cambridge Boys School from 2009 to 2012. From 2003 to 2006, Harris was a research technician in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Vermont. Prior to that, she taught organic chemistry courses and worked towards protein semi-synthesis as a research associate in the Chemistry Department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst from 2001 to 2003.
Harris is widely published, and in 2009 she won the Journal of Peptide Science "Best Publication Award." Her dissertation was titled "Studies of structure, function and mechanism in pyrimidine nucleotide biosynthesis."