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Paul Harris

Pastor and Victory Group Coordinator at Victory Church; Associate Professor in the Curry School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia

Paul Harris is both a Pastor and a Professor here in Charlottesville. At the University of Virginia, his research focuses on improving the college and career readiness of underrepresented students—Black male student athletes in particular. As a Pastor at Victory Church of Charlottesville, Paul is passionate about helping people find and develop their God-given talents and live in Christ. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and his Master of Divinity from Virginia Union University. 

Paul and his wife, Taylor, have three children.