Jay S. Carson, D.A.
Part-Time Faculty (Computer and Information Systems)
412-397-2167 phone (M)
412-397-2481 fax
Wheatley Center 317

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, English, Lafayette College, 1963
  • Doctoral of Arts, English/Rhetoric, Carnegie Mellon University, 1991
  • Master of Arts, English, West Virginia University, 1966

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Creative Writing; Poetry; Literature; Problem-Solving Rhetoric; Language Across the Curiulum; Pedagogy


  • More than 60 poems in local and intrnational journals, magazines, and anthologies
  • "Cinamon of Desire",  book of poems forthcoming, Main Street Rag publication
  • "Irish Coffee", Chapbook forthcoming; Coal Hill Review/Autumn House Press;