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Newsmaker: Mary Margaret Kerr

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By Mike Cronin
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010
 

Mary Margaret Kerr

Residence: Whitehall

Age: 59

Family: Husband, Bruce Perrone; son, Rob; daughter, Cristina

Occupation: Professor, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh

Education: Doctorate in education, The American University, 1977; master's degree in special education, Duke University, 1973; bachelor's degree in developmental psychology, Duke, 1972

Professional experience: Kerr has been a faculty member at Pitt since 1980, where she holds appointments in the departments of Administrative and Policy Studies, Psychology in Education and Child Psychiatry. Kerr is licensed as a K-12 school superintendent. Before arriving at Pitt, Kerr was a faculty member at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.

Notable: Kerr has been chosen as the Borough of Whitehall's Citizen of the Year.

Quote: "It's a tremendous honor, in part because this is a community that not only has welcomed me as a Southern stranger (she is a native of South Carolina), but also has been very kind to me and the family we've raised here."

 

 
 


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