Executive Team


Robin Harris


  • Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Associate Teaching Professor

Faculty Mentoring Status / Research & Teaching Emphasis Areas

Harris Robin
  • Nurse Faculty Loan Program — Health Resources and Services Administration, Harris, R. (PI), 2021-2022
  • Online Care Management Program — Mizzou Online, Harris, R.(PI), 2018-2022
  • Nurse Faculty Loan Program — Health Resources and Services Administration, Harris, R. (PI), 2020-2021
  • Nursing Education Incentive Program — Missouri State Board of Nursing, Harris, R. (PI), 2019-2020
  • Nurse Faculty Loan Program — Health Resources and Services Administration, Harris, R. (PI), 2018-2019
  • Nurse Faculty Loan Program — Health Resources and Services Administration, Harris, R. (PI), 2017-2018
  • Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship: Supporting the Preparation of Nurse Practitioners Funding Agency — Health Resources and Services Administration, Harris, R. (PI), 2016-2018
  • Shared Governance Group Award to NTT Committee, MU Faculty Council on University Policy, 2017-2018
  • Gold Chalk Award, MU Graduate Professional Council, University of Missouri, 2017     
  • Dalby, K., Harris, R., & Vogelsmeier, A. (2020). Nurse faculty workload characteristics: A state-level survey. Journal of Nursing Regulation, 11(2), 12-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2155-8256(20)30105-8
  • Story, A. R., Harris, R., Scott, S. D., & Vogelsmeier, A. (2020). An evaluation of nurses’ perception and confidence after implementing a workplace aggression and violence prevention training program. JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration50(4), 209-215. doi: 10.1097/NNA.0000000000000870
  • Jeffrey, P, Harris, R., & Sherman, J. (2019). Quality improvement: A practical nursing program’s admission test. Nurse Education Today, 73: 65-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2018.11.016
  • Harris, R. & Popejoy, L. (2019). Case management: An evolving role. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 41(1):3-5. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0193945918797601
  • Harris, R., Birk, S., Sherman, J. (2016). E-Mentoring for Doctor of Nursing Practice Students: A Pilot Program. Journal of Nursing Education, 55(8) 458-462. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20160715-07
  • Harris, R. (November, 2020). COVID – 19 Impact & Response: From the Academic Education Perspective. 24th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference Practice and Academic Perspectives in Nursing Education: Managing Through COVID-19. Columbia, MO.
  • Harris, R. (October, 2018). Strategies for Engaging Students in Online Learning. Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Annual Convention, Branson, MO.
  • Harris R. (March, 2018) Mindfullness and Single Tasking.  Advanced Practice Assessment and Skills Workshop, Columbia MO.
  • Harris, R. (April, 2017). Promoting inquisitive thinking. 10th Evidence-Based Practice on the Frontline: Building a Culture of Quality, Safety and Nursing Professionalism, Columbia, MO.
  • Harris, R. (2017 January).  E-Mentoring: An Innovative Approach to Support Distance Doctoral Nursing Students; AACN’s 2017 Doctoral Education Conference, Coronado, CA.

In the news


SSON grant will help ease nursing workforce shortage

$800,000 Missouri Department of Economic Development grant, running from 2023 to 2026, will train 300 MU students as nurse assistants within MU Health Care.

MU nursing students give up break to help with patient care

From KOMU Channel 8 Link to original post here. Lauren Schwentker, KOMU 8 Reporter   COLUMBIA- MU Health Care's hospital beds are quickly filling up with patients, which has caused nurses to spread thin, according to a recent press release. In early December, Robin Harris, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Sinclair School of…

DNP Program Earns Prestigious Award

The University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing’s (SSON) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program has received the 2015 Central Region Excellence Award.

First Ever DNP Leadership and Innovations in Health Care Cohort

It opened up another opportunity for post-masters only students.