Ann W. Harris

Position title: Assistant to the Director (2009-2021)


Picture of Ann Harris seated in front of book shelves wearing a red sweater

Ann Wysor Harris joined the Institute for Research in the Humanities in July 2009. Before this she held positions in the Deans’ office at UW-Extension, at the Small Business Development Center, and at the School for Workers. In May 2013 she was awarded the College of Letters & Science 2012-2013 Classified Staff Excellence Award in recognition of outstanding performance and professionalism in the Institute for Research in the Humanities. Ann retired from UW–Madison in 2021 but remains an active member of the IRH community. You may contact her at for personal correspondence.