2020 Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship
Project Interior Designer, Samaha Associates, P.C.
The University of the District of Columbia (Associate of Applied Sciences; Bachelor of Business Administration)
The George Washington University (MFA, Interior Architecture and Design)
The University of the District of Columbia (M.Arch)
The University of the District of Columbia (PhD, Urban Leadership and Entrepreneurship)
A Baltimore native, Eric Harris has adopted Washington DC as his home. He has had the pleasure of collaborating and working with diverse professionals in various industries. He holds an Associate of Applied Sciences in Business Technology and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from The University of the District of Columbia, as well as a Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture and Design from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Eric continued his education at The University of the District of Columbia in the Master of Architecture (M.Arch) program as a part of CAUSES (College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences. Mr. Harris continues his professional career in architecture and interior design and will be working on his next goal, licensure in both disciplines. He currently works for Samaha Associates, P.C., a multi-disciplinary architecture, interior design, and planning firm located in Fairfax VA. In this role, Eric provides architectural, interior design, and marketing production for various project types such as: commercial, educational, government, public safety, environmental and more.
The next phase of Mr. Harris’ life looks promising as he currently pursues a PhD in Urban Leadership and Entrepreneurship at The University of the District of Columbia in CAUSES.