Johnathan White

Lecturer, Academic Affairs, History
Street Team Member, Penn State and McKeesport Community Center
Office Phone: 412-675-9159
Office Location: Main Building 109A
Mailing Address:
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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Bio

Johnathan White was born in Norfolk, VA.  He began doctoral studies at the University of Pittsburgh. His dissertation examines the plight of black jazz musicians in Pittsburgh before and after integration.

Mr. White has been employed at Penn State Greater Allegheny since 2007.  He has taught a variety of courses in history, African-American studies, black arts, and leadership development. He co-founded the Study of Hip-Hop Conference and the African-American Male Mentoring Program.

Mr. White is engaged in community affairs as a board member of the Langston Hughes Poetry Society. Furthermore, he is director of the Full Armor Institute, which focuses on mentoring young black men, at Mt. Olive Baptist church. He has created and conducted several black history workshops along with seminars on educating black men and living a vibrant lifestyle that synthesizes faith and the pursuit of social justice.

SPRING 2018
  Class Class Title Days & Times Room
Class Roster AYFCE 295B-001 Leadership Jazz (Lecture) Mo 4:00PM - 5:15PM Main Building 206
      TBA APPT
Class Roster HIST 20-001 Amer Civ to 1877 (Lecture) TuTh 1:35PM - 2:50PM Main Building 206
OFFICE HOURS Main 109     Mon 2-4PM TUES 2:50-4:50