1938 – Born on the 10th of February.
1959 – She graduated magna cum laude from Brandeis and was awarded the Lila Pearlman Prize in psychology
1961 – She received a master’s degree in psychology from Harvard University.
1961 – Harris has been married since to Charles S. Harris.
1961 – Harris worked as a teaching assistant in psychology at MIT.
1962 – A research assistant at Bolt Beranek and Newman.
1963-1965 – The University of Pennsylvania.
1977 – Harris has suffered from a chronic autoimmune disorder that has been diagnosed as a combination of lupus and systemic sclerosis.
1994 – Harris had begun work on a new development textbook, without a co-author this time, when she had an idea that led her to formulate a new theory of child development.
1995 – She abandoned the textbook and instead wrote an article for the Psychological Review. Work on The Nurture Assumption began.
1998 – She received the George A. Miller Award from the American Psychological Association for her article entitled "Where Is the Child’s Environment? A Group Socialization Theory of Development"