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Dr.  Lawrence  T.  Kuhar



  • Ph.D., University of Maryland (Contemporary American Literature, Rhetoric)
  • M.A., Duquesne University
  • B.A., Duquesne University, Journalism (Public Relations and Marketing)

Teaching Experience

  • Postmodern Literature
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Poetry Workshop
  • Technical Writing

Dr. Larry Kuhar is a Professor of English at Wilkes University. Dr. Kuhar’s teaching and research areas are workplace writing and communications, healthcare communications, postmodernism, and poetry. Dr. Kuhar has presented his work at national conferences, including an upcoming presentation on communications excellence in Internal Audit at the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) “2017 All-Star Conference.”  Dr. Kuhar serves as a communications consultant in industries that include the insurance industry, healthcare industry, banking, and IT.  Dr. Kuhar’s work in industry has focused on Internal Audit communications, sales training, healthcare (e.g. Medicaid, the ACA, and managed care), leadership communications, culture change initiatives, team building, and policies and procedures.  In addition to having an original play produced, Dr. Kuhar is an active poet who has published his worked nationally, most recently with the publication of three healthcare-focused poems in the journal Ars Medica.  Dr. Kuhar received his bachelor’s degree in journalism and master’s degree in English from Duquesne University and his doctorate in contemporary American literature and rhetoric from the University of Maryland.