Leonard Harris (philosopher)
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He has previously been a member of the graduate faculty, and former Director of African American Studies at Purdue University. He is a specialist in the philosophical work of Alain LeRoy Locke.
He is one of the founding members behind Philosophy Born of Struggle (PBOS).
- William Paterson University’s University Distinguished Visiting Professor, 2002–2003;
- Non-resident Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research, Harvard University, 2001–2002;
- Fulbright Scholar, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 1998–1999;
- Visiting Scholar, King's College, Cambridge, UK, Visiting Scholar, summer 1984,
- Portia Washington Pittman Fellow ([[named for Portia Pittman), Tuskegee Institute, 1980–81,
- Morton Center for Independent Study, Fellow, 1976-77.
- Alain LeRoy Locke: The Biography of a Philosophy, co-author, C. Molesworth, Chicago University Press, 2008, 448 pp.
- Philosophy Born of Struggle: Afro-American Philosophy from 1917, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 1984, 316 pp.
- The Critical Pragmatism of Alain Locke, New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999, 357 pp.
- The Philosophy of Alain Locke, Harlem Renaissance and Beyond, Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989, 332 pp
- American Philosophies, (Co-editor with Anne S. Waters, Scott Pratt), Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Company, 2002, 456 pp.
- Racism, New York: Humanity Press, 1999, 484 pp.