Children's Literature Graduates
Arielle Reed '17
Assistant Producer, The Fred Rogers Company
"I am so thrilled to be working in a field that has such deep involvement with creative writing, art, child psychology, and education. Earning my Children's Literature Certificate was one of the best collegiate choices I could have made." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Elizabeth F. Criswell ’04
Early Childhood Education Educator, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
"I pursued children's literature because of my love of literature and illustration and my interest in the history of this complex literary genre. It has helped me develop invaluable ways of thinking in my career as an educator." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Kelly Knisley ’12
Editorial Assistant, Kumon Publishing
"I am now living my dream in New York City, creating books for children.  I owe so much to the knowledgeable faculty and thoughtfully designed courses of the Children’s Literature Certificate program." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Mara Mandradjieff ’08
Adjunct Professor of Dance, Gender Studies Affiliate, Kennesaw State University; Adjunct Professor of Dance, Emory University; Executive Director and Founder, Lume Foundation
"The Program truly paved my future career path and encouraged my intellectual growth. I remember these eye-opening experiences and strive to enrich my students in a similar fashion." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Mariko Turk ’07
YA Author and Faculty, University of Colorado-Boulder
"In short, the children’s literature program at Pitt made me a more open-minded thinker in both my criticism and teaching, and for this I am so very grateful." Read More »

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Doctoral student Sreemoyee Dasgupta wins Judith Plotz Emerging Scholar Award! View »
Dr. Tyler Bickford Publishes New Book, Tween Pop: Children's Music and Public Culture