Felicia L. Harris, PhD, is a writer, speaker, and associate professor at the University of Houston-Downtown, where she teaches communication and serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for Critical Race Studies. Her scholarship explores issues of race, representation, culture, and community in mass media and higher education, and has been published in academic journals including The Black Scholar, The Review of Communication, and FIRE!!! The Multimedia Journal of Black Studies.
Beyond her work in the academy, Felicia is an avid writer exploring issues of faith, identity, and justice in publications such as HuffPost, Faithfully Magazine, the Our Bible App, and more. Her mission is to empower others to imagine beautiful futures for those who are often overlooked. She accomplishes this through academic scholarship, editorial writing, and ministry work as an intercessory prayer warrior and small group leader. In September 2021, Felicia published her first book, First in the Family: Biblical Truths for Cycle Breakers with Leafwood Publishers. She lives in Houston, Texas, with her son, Omari, and their dog, Ray Charlie.