Donald Harris Biography
Donald Harris is a Jamaican-born professor of economics at Stanford University best known as the father of Kamala Harris.
Donald Harris Education
Donald Harris received a Bachelor of Arts degree from London University in 1960. Six years later, Harris was given a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of California.
Donald Harris Career
He began his career as an assistant professor at the University of Illinois in 1965. In 1967, he took a position of an assistant professor at Northwestern University. In 1968, Harris was appointed an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin.
In 1972, Donald became a professor of economics at Stanford University and had held it until his retirement as a professor of economics emeritus at the same university. He also served as a director of Consortium Graduate School of Social Science from 1986 to 1987.
In addition, Harris has traveled widely, doing research, consulting, giving seminars and invited lectures in the France, Caribbean, England, Canada, Holland, Italy, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Guatemala, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Costa Rica, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand. Donald is also a consultant to international agencies, governments and private foundations.
Donald Harris Age | Birthday
Harris was born in 1938 in Jamaica.
Donald Harris Family
After doing our research, details about Donald’s parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings.
Donald Harris Wife
Harris was married to Shyamala Gopalan an Indian-American cancer researcher and civil rights activist but later separated from his wife when Kamala Harris was seven years old.
Shyamala died of cancer on February 11, 2009.
Donald Harris Daughter
Harris is a father of two daughters Kamala Harris and Maya Harris. His daughter Kamala is an American lawyer and politician who has served as the junior United States Senator from California since 2017. She had previously served as the 32nd Attorney General of California from 2011 to 2017, and from 2004 to 2010 she served as District Attorney of San Francisco.
On January 21, 2019, Kamala officially announced her campaign to run for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 United States presidential election. She is married to Douglas Emhoff a Lawyer from New York.
His daughter Maya Harris is an American lawyer, public policy advocate, and television commentator born on 30th January 1967 in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, U.S. Maya is a political analyst for MSNBC.
She was a Senior Policy Advisor to Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and helped in shaping Clinton’s domestic policy agenda.
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Donald Harris Salary
Donald’s salary is not yet revealed.
Donald Harris Net Worth
As of 2019, his net worth has not yet been disclosed.
Frequently Asked Questions About Donald Harris
Who is Donald Harris?
Donald is a Jamaican-born professor of economics at Stanford University.
How old is Donald?
Donald is 81 years old as of 2019,
How tall is Donald?
Donald’s height is not known.
Is Donald married?
Harris was married to Shyamala Gopalan an Indian-American cancer researcher and civil rights activist.
How much is Donald worth?
Donald’s net worth is not known.
How much does Donald make?
Donald’s salary is not yet revealed.
Where does Donald live?
Donald lives in the United States of America.
Is Donald dead or alive?
Donald is still alive and in good health.
Where is Donald now?
He works on “developing public policies to promote economic growth and advance social equity.”
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