Peer Reviewed Articles
Harris, F., & Roushanzamir, E. L. (2016). #Blackgirlsrun: Promoting Health and Wellness Outcomes Using Social Media. Fire!!!, 3(1), 160-189. Retrieved from
Peer-reviewed Conference Papers and Presentations
"You Heard it Here First: Black journalists, alternative media and the legacy of calling out “fake” news," Panelist and Panel Organizer, National Communication Association 103rd Annual Convention, Nov. 16-19, 2017, Dallas, Tx.
Harris, F. (Nov. 2017). “A radical contextualization: Using ethnograph(ies) to examine health in online spaces,” American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo, Nov. 4-8, Atlanta, Ga.
Harris, F. (Nov. 2017). “Considering Community: Uniting Black Women through Images and Hashtags,” American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo, Nov. 4-8, Atlanta, Ga.
“Why Do We Always Have to Talk about Race?: Critical Reflections on How Black Mass Communication Faculty include Topics of Race and Culture in Core Curriculum Classrooms,” Panelist, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication 2017 Conference, Aug. 9-12, 2017, Chicago, Ill.
Harris, F. (March 2017). Hashtags and Health: How Black Women are Fueling a Fitness Movement. 41st National Council for Black Studies Conference, March 8-11, 2017, Houston, Tx.
Harris, F. (November 2016). “You’ve Got to See This”: An auto-ethnographic account of meaning-making through online community membership and (re)presentation among black girl runners. National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention, Nov. 10-13, 2016, Philadelphia, Penn.
Harris, F. & Coleman, L. (September 2016). Being Mary Jane (and a Black woman on television): A cultural analysis. Union for Democratic Communications 2016 Conference, Sept. 29-Oct.1, 2016, Detroit, Mich.
Harris, F. (October 2015), “Health communication and community in a digital age: A case study of #blackgirlsrun.” American Public Health Association 2015 Annual Meeting & Expo, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4, 2015, Chicago, Ill.
Harris, F. (Sept. 2015). “#Blackgirlsrun: Promoting Health and Wellness Outcomes Using Social Media.” Centennial Meeting of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Sept. 26, 2015, Atlanta, Ga.
Harris, F. (May 2015). “Hashtagging Health: Exploring Black women’s use of social media to promote health in online communities.” International Communication Association Annual Conference, May 21-25, 2015, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Harris, F. (May 2015), “Trending Topics: Social media’s roles in supply and demand, criticism, and engagement with Black women on television.” International Communication Association Annual Conference, May 21-25, 2015, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Harris, F. and Linder, C. (March 2015), “Countering Digital Marginality: Opportunities for Inclusion in Online Spaces.” 2015 NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education Annual Conference, March 21-24, 2015, New Orleans, La.
Harris, F. (October 2014), "Our Tweets Go Back Centuries: Contextualizing the emergence of the early Black press." American Journalism Historians Association Convention, October 9-11, 2014, St. Paul, Minn.
Harris, F. (September 2014), "Hashtag Intervention: A content analysis of Black Girls RUN!'s viral health movement." Southeastern Conference Symposium, "Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge,” September 21-23, 2014, Atlanta, Ga.
Harris, F., Carey, T., and Hicks, A. (March 2014), Hashtag Intervention: Why #BlackGirlsRun. 2014 South by Southwest Interactive Festival, Austin, Tx.
Harris, F., & Hou, S. (Nov. 2013),
Black Girl Syndrome (BGS): An Introduction. Visual media project presented at Film Festival of the 141st Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Ma.
Harris, F. (March 2015). Your Race, Your Pace. Chronicle Vitae.
Harris, F. (Dec. 2014). We Can’t Afford to Hold Our Breath. Chronicle Vitae.