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Mark Kramer

Lecturer II
CL 1502


Mark Kramer teaches nonfiction, composition, and service learning courses. His book, Dispossessed: Life in Our World’s Urban Slums (Orbis Books), couples sociological research with narrative nonfiction stories from urban slum communities in such places as Manila, Bangkok, Nairobi, and several other cities. His work has appeared in Creative NonfictionThe Truth About the Fact: International Journal of Literary Nonfiction, and Social Justice Review, among other publications. He’s currently writing on nature and environmental justice, education, the criminal justice system, and parenting.

Mark studied fiction as an undergrad, journalism while earning a master’s degree at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and nonfiction while completing an MFA here at Pitt. 

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