University of Pittsburgh

Anthony R. Petrosky, PhD

Anthony R. Petrosky, associate dean of Pitt’s School of Education, holds a joint appointment as a professor in that school and in the University’s English department.

Petrosky, a nationally recognized expert on literacy and writing, also codirects the English Language Arts Disciplinary Literacy Project in the Institute for Learning at Pitt’s Learning Research Development Center. A widely published and award-winning poet, he also has coauthored and coedited four scholarly books. Petrosky divides his time between Pittsburgh and Gwangju, South Korea, where he studies Kouk Sun Do, a Korean form of the ancient Chinese healing art Qi Gong.

Dr. Petrosky teaches IL 2243 Theory and Practice for Teaching Writing for Pitt Online.

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