Harris, Hubert A. (1909-1999)

Harris, Hubert A. (1909-1999)

Date Updated




Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

University of Illinois, 1938 Ph.D.

University of Illinois, 1932 MS

Southeastern State College, 1930 AB

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, 1949-1976

University of Colorado, 1946-1949

University of Puerto Rico, 1944-1946

South Dakota State College, 1943

Southeastern State College, 1938-1942

Southeastern State College, 1928-1930

Administrative and Professional Experience

Assistant Botanist, Illinois State Natural History Survey (1938 to 1942).

Plant Pathologist (1942 to 1943).

USDA BurPlant Indust., Soils & Agr. Engr. (1943 to 1944).

Santa Clara County Poison Control (mushroom identification during tenure at SJSU).

Selected Publications

Research papers in antibiosis, botany, mycology, phytopathology.

Personal Commentary

Fellowship, University of Illinois in mycology, 1938.

Member: Gamma Alpha, pres. Sigma XI, Phi Sigma, Beta Beta, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, pres. Mycol. Soc. of Am., Botany Soc. of Am., Phytopath Soc. Am.

Listed in American Men and Women of Science, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in California.

When I came to San Jose State from Colorado in 1949, students registered in the men's gym. I was quite surprised to see the scoreboard still showed the basketball score between SJSU and Colorado. I no longer remember the score, but I do remember the warm feeling I had for both schools.

Date Completed: 10/96

Adapted from: Biographies of Retired Faculty San Jose State University 1997: A Project of the Emeritus Faculty Association of San Jose State University. San Jose, CA: The University, 1997.


Harris, Hubert A. (1909-1999)