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
Alexandra Cathcart ’14
Student at Temple University School of Medicine
"I had always known that I enjoyed spending time with kids, but I was surprised by the richness of the scholarly study of children’s culture." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Paige Carlson, ’09
Assistant to the Vice President / Director of Manufacturing, Penguin Young Readers
"The passion for children's literature that the program inspired in me will always shine, in every conversation I have with publishers, printers, authors, editors, and academics." 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
Jennifer Klein, ’06
Marketing Associate, International Department, Random House
"Needless to say, Pitt’s Children’s Literature program helped establish my career. Having that certificate really helped distinguish me from the hundreds of other applicants out there." Read More »

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News & Announcements

New Certificate Elective: Studio Arts 0110 Visual Thinking
Welcome to the GSWS Year of the Child!
Congratulations to Jennifer Orie (1st place) and Bradley Petyak (2nd place), 2017 Children's Lit Paper Prize Winners!
Children in Pittsburgh Update!