Dr. Harris-Young received her degree from the University of Oklahoma in developmental psychology in 1990. She teaches graduate developmental class in Adolescent Development and Advanced Psychology of Childhood and Adolescence. Dr. Harris-Young also teaches the Experimental and the Statistics courses for both the graduate and undergraduate students. Her research interests are in the areas of cognitive development theory and knowledge base, and the teaching effectiveness of college internet courses. She is also a co-advisor of the Psi Chi Student Organization.