Faculty & Staff SpotlightDiane Harr

Diane Harr

Assistant Professor of Special Education
Coordinator of Special Education and Chair of Undergraduate/Initial Licensure Programs

Diane stepped into life at Concordia University St. Paul as an adjunct professor for the Department of Criminal Justice. While her involvement with this department continues, she joined the Teacher Education department after retiring from public education. Currently, Diane coordinates and teaches in graduate special education programs and undergraduate criminal justice.


  • Ph.D. in 1990 from the University of Minnesota in Educational Administration
  • M.A. in 1978 from the University of St. Thomas in Special Education
  • B.S. in 1976 from the University of Minnesota in Elementary Education


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