Department of History

Carolyn J. L. Carson

  • Coordinator, Urban Studies Program


Urban Health


Urban Studies Field Placement Seminar
Introduction to Urban Studies
Urban Studies Field Research Seminar
International Urbanism
Integrated Field Trip Abroad - Paris/London

Education & Training

  • PhD, Carnegie Mellon University, 1995

Representative Publications

"Lessons Learned: The Unintended Consequences of Policy Decisions Affecting Maternity Services for Pittsburgh's African Americans." Journal of Health & Social Policy (forthcoming 2007).

Healing Body, Mind, and Spirit: The History of the St. Francis Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1995)

“And the Results Showed Promise…Physicians, Childbirth, and Southern Black Migrant Women, 1916–1930: Pittsburgh as a Case Study,” Journal of American Ethnic History (1994)

“Maternity Care in the Progressive Era: The Elizabeth Steel Magee Hospital,” Pittsburgh History Part 1 (1994)