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Harriet Hayes, PhD

Academic Associate
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Academic Associate Harriett E. Hayes is the Lawrance C. and Carmen C. Miller Chair in Ethics, Associate Professor of Sociology, and Division Head for Humanities and Social Sciences at Bridgewater College.

“Betsy” has been engaged in the campus-wide dialogue initiative at Bridgewater for the last nine years and was a Co-Principal Investigator on a multi-year, multi-institutional grant, "The Dialogic Classroom: Teaching for Humility and Civic Engagement” funded by the Humility and Conviction in Public Life Project at the Humanities Institute at the University of Connecticut and the John Templeton Foundation.

She teaches a first year seminar on anthroozology, as well as a seminar on the sociology of birth and death.