Carol E. Harris

University of Victoria

Carol E. Harris was, for many years. an arts educator in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. She now teaches organizational theory and leadership studies at the University of Victoria.

  • A Sense of Themselves

    Elizabeth Murray’s Leadership in School and Community

    By Carol E. Harris     January 1998

    This vivid portrayal of the late Elizabeth (Betty) Murray recreates the life and times of one of Nova Scotia’s finest educators and community leaders, a does at the grassroots. It examines her activities as a highly innovative rural and urban teacher, as a liaison between Acadia University’s education students and their wider rural community, as a founding member of the provincial Adult Education division and, in retirement, as the author and director of a series of history plays with music about her village of Tatamagouche.

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