Maria Harris
Extension Associate

Professional Profile

Maria Harris joined Family and Consumer Sciences as an Extension Associate in October, 2015. She came to FCS from the College of Health Sciences where she served as the Staff Support Associate for the Division Director and Director of Graduate Studies. Before joining the University of Kentucky’s staff, Maria has had the privilege of working in various roles as a Staffing Specialist, a 6th grade teacher, and as a Mentor Coordinator / Director of Children of Promise Mentoring program at Kentucky State University.

Maria and her husband are proud parents of 3 children. They have had the privilege of residing in various locations from Ohio to Arkansas but she is excited to call Big Blue Nation home. Maria enjoys live shows, art exhibits, reading and visiting new cities. More than anything she enjoys action packed family time


B.A. Kentucky State University Child Development and Family Relations

M.Ed. Argosy University Educational Leadership