Sam Pittman

Sam's Affiliations: Athletics, Disability Studies, First Experiences in ResearchFirst Year Programs, Office of Undergraduate Research 

Sam Pittman teaches courses in the Composition and Public and Professional Writing programs, and serves as a Faculty Consultant at the Writing Center. He is the Director of the Disability Studies Certificate, and serves as Chair of the Composition Awards. Sam’s interests are in Disability Studies, Writing Center pedagogy, First-Year Writing, and Creative Writing. Author of the poetry chapbook Mostly Water (Seven Kitchens Press 2016), Sam’s writing can be found in publications such as Grist, Bellevue Literary Review, Newfound, NEXTpittsburgh, and others. He received a BA from University of California, Berkeley, and an MFA in Writing from the University of Pittsburgh.


Recent Courses Taught:

ENGCMP 1510: Writing with Style

ENGCMP 0540: Intro to Disability Studies

ENGCMP 0530: Writing for the Sciences

ENGCMP 0440: Critical Writing

FP0003: First-Year Seminar (Fitness, Nutrition, and Wellness)



Courses in Development:

Disability in the Workplace

Writing for Disability Advocacy