Susanna L. Harris

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Susanna L. Harris

Susanna builds communities, both on plant roots and on the internet.

As a PhD candidate in Microbiology and the University of North Carolina, she studies how bacteria work together to colonize plants.

As the founder of The PhDepression, she works to break the stigma around mental illness in higher education by connecting academics around the world to share stories and resources. Learn more at

You can follow Susanna on Instagram and Twitter at @SusannaLHarris or learn more at