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
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
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
Mariko Turk ’07
PhD recipient, University of Florida
"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 »
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 »

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News & Announcements

Congratulations to Children's Lit Paper Prize winners: Madeleine Shelley, Morgan Buck, and Hannah Berg!
Congratulations to graduate students Sreemoyee Dasgupta, Mary Gryctko, and Shawna McDermott
New Certificate Elective: Studio Arts 0110 Visual Thinking
Welcome to the GSWS Year of the Child!