Carter Kaplan
Berkley, West Virgina


Carter Kaplan is Associate Professor of English at Mountain State University in Beckley, West Virginia. He received his M.A. from the University of Toledo and his Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota. He has taught at universities in Montana, North Dakota, Ohio, New Jersey, New York City, Pennsylvania, and Scotland. Carter has also taught in senior and junior high schools in Ohio and New York City. His articles have appeared in SubStance, Melville Society Extracts, Extrapolation, and English Journal. He was among the founding directors of the Montana Conference on Intellectual Freedom, and now is on the Board of Trustees of the New Jersey College English Association. In addition to writing, Carter plays guitar and piano, and he is usually to be found traveling, mountain climbing, talking, or looking at buildings