@dkh1967 active 1 month ago ProfilePostsFriends 0Groups 0 View Base Name Donn Harris University San Francisco State University Field of Study Education Current Research Projects Individual scholar just retired from education administration. Interested in organizational psychology, creativity in and out of the arts, and the subtle reasons behind behavior that are rarely examined. Books/Papers Authored Novels: Standing Here Alive Next Time, No Regrets Brother Leper Everyone Under the Bus (available on lulu.com) essays on medium.com or http://www.likethetruth.com Current Employment Freelance Writer Previous Employment Chair, California Arts Council, 2015-2018, current member through 2021 Executive Director, Creativity and the Arts, SF Unified Schools, retired 2019 Executive and Artistic Director, Oakland School for the Arts, 2007-2016 Bio Born in NYC, moved to LA as a teenager, somehow scraped my way through college as a theater major, did not become Jack Nicholson. Became a teacher, then a Dean, a school principal, an Exec. Director of arts schools in the SF Bay Area. Chaired the California Arts Council from 2015-2018, dispensing $20+ million in statewide grants; worked for Governor Jerry Brown as the Director of his art school in Oakland from 2007-2016. Adventurer, traveler, thinker, Harley rider, USAF veteran, father of two daughters, now on the quest to be a known writer. Authenticity matters; yet it’s a rare sighting these days.