Jonathan Harris

Assistant Professor  |  Design  |  College of Engineering & Design
Providence Campus



Jonathan Harris has worked his professional life to create walkable and bike-able cities. He is an expert on Complete Streets and their application, and is an advocate for pedestrian and cyclist infrastructure in Providence. He has published papers on Millennials and their transportation trends, active cities and their ability to combat obesity and on inclusive infrastructure. Harris teaches the process, management, and tools of design.

M.S., Industrial Design, Rhode Island School of Design
B.A., Comparative Literature, University of Wisconsin – Madison


  • community identity; complete streets; industrial design; liveable communities; transit; urban design

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