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Professor Hannah B. Harvey, Ph.D.

Professor Hannah B. Harvey
  • Professional Storyteller
  • The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Storytelling is core to the human experience - you shape your identity through stories. Who we are, where we come from, why we’re here - these are all life-shaping stories. If you don't know your story, you don't know yourself.
Dr. Hannah B. Harvey is an award-winning professor, an internationally recognized performer, and a nationally known professional storyteller. She earned her Ph.D. in Performance Studies/Communication Studies at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was also a teaching fellow. While teaching at Kennesaw State University, she received an Honors Program Distinguished Teacher award and an Alumni Association Commendation for Teaching Impact. As a performance ethnographer, Professor Harvey develops oral histories into theatrical and solo storytelling works that highlight the true stories of contemporary Appalachian people. Her ongoing fieldwork with disabled coal miners in southwest Virginia culminated in a live ethnographic performance of their oral histories, Out of the Dark: The Oral Histories of Appalachian Coal Miners, earning her a directing award from adjudicators at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in 2007 and three year-end awards from professional critics in 2005. Her written research has been honored by the American Folklore Society and been featured in Storytelling, Self, Society, of which she is managing editor. Professor Harvey has delivered award-winning performances and has conducted workshops at festivals and universities in the United States and around the world. She has performed as a featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival in Tennessee; received accolades for her performances at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland; and led intercultural workshops at the University Hassan II, Ben M'Sik, in Casablanca, Morocco.
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"Professor Harvey is an exceptional story teller and this gives credibility to her course. She is a very bright and gifted teacher. The course is useful for anyone and highly entertaining as well."

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9 Courses and Sets

  1. The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Hannah B. Harvey
    Starting at $129.95 Starting at $129.95 $254.95 $129.95$254.95
    The gift of storytelling may be one of life's most powerful—and envied—skills. A well-crafted narrative can keep the people, values, and life lessons you hold dear alive and give you the power to influence others. Now, The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals reveals the tried-and-true methods experienced storytellers use to develop and tell entertaining and memorable stories. In 24 enthralling...
  2. (Set) The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals & Writing Creative Nonfiction  Set

    (Set) The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals & Writing Creative Nonfiction

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
    Acquire the skills of storytelling and of writing creative nonfiction to entertain, influence, and impart values you hold dear in this practical and enjoyable course set from two experts of their craft. First, in internationally acclaimed storyteller Hannah B. Harvey's The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals, you'll learn the tried-and-true methods experienced storytellers use to develop and tell...
  3. (Set) The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals & Effective Communication Skills  Set

    (Set) The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals & Effective Communication Skills

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
  4. (Set)  The Art of Storytelling & The Hidden Factor Set

    (Set) The Art of Storytelling & The Hidden Factor

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $429.90 Starting at $429.90 $509.90 $429.90$509.90
    Creativity is essential to innovation. With this two-course set, including The Hidden Factor: Why Thinking Differently is Your Greatest Asset and The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals, you will learn how to harness, grow, and develop your creative thought process in order to craft and deliver inventive ideas in new and exciting ways.
  5. (Set)  The Art of Storytelling & Art of Public Speaking Set

    (Set) The Art of Storytelling & Art of Public Speaking

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $219.90 Starting at $219.90 $454.90 $219.90$454.90
  6. (Set) Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive & The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals  Set

    (Set) Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive & The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
  7. (Set) Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft & The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals  Set

    (Set) Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft & The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $259.90 Starting at $259.90 $509.90 $259.90$509.90
    Learn methods to draw in and influence your audience, both verbally and in writing, with this course set that gives you the tools to acquire these powerful skills. The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals, reveals the tried-and-true methods experienced storytellers use to develop and tell entertaining and memorable stories. And Building Great Sentences: Exploring the Writer's Craft demonstrates the...
  8. (Set) Mastering Stage Presence & The Art of Storytelling Set on sale

    (Set) Mastering Stage Presence & The Art of Storytelling

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Save up to $391.00 Starting at $115.90 $133.90 $115.90$133.90
    Tell your tales effectively with this set. First, gain the skills to present your best self to any audience. Then, learn the art of storytelling from a world-famous storyteller.
  9. (Set) Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques & The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals Set

    (Set) Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques & The Art of Storytelling: From Parents to Professionals

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $279.90 Starting at $279.90 $524.90 $279.90$524.90
    Tell more engaging stories with this two-course set. Learn fiction writing skills from a published novelist and storytelling skills from an award-winning professional storyteller.