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poet , dean and educator

Paul Hart was American dean and educator, poet. Recipient Best Undergrad. Publication award Coordinator Council Literary Magazines in Nation, 1975.


Hart, Paul was born on December 28, 1955 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of James Joseph and Alice Eugenia (McLaughlin) Hart.


Bachelor, Kansas State University, 1976. Master of Arts, Kansas State University, 1979. Doctor of Arts, Drake University, 1983.

Master in Spiritual Therapy, The New Seminary, 1985.


Teacher Board Education, Linden, New Jersey, 1976-1977. Graduate instructor Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1977-1979. Residence director University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1979-1980.

Executive director Communication Help Center, Union, New Jersey, 1980-1981. Teaching fellow Drake University, Des Moines, 1981-1983. Instructor Des Moines Area Community College, 1981-1983, Union County College, Cranford, New Jersey, 1983-1984.

Director graduate housing University New Hampshire, Durham, 1984-1987. Dean, professor Rutgers University, Newark, 1987-1994. Director poetry project Hyacinth Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Foundation, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1995-1999.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome educator and consultant, 1994-1999. Consultant, trainer Gay Counseling Service, Manhattan, Kansas, 1974-1976, FONE crisis intervention center, Manhattan, 1973-1979. Consultant Municipal Drug Council, Manhattan, 1975-1976, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Action and Education Committee, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1988-1990, Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education Alcohol Grant, New Brunswick, 1990-1999.

Director Drug Education and Counseling Center, Manhattan, 1975-1976. Human Immunodeficiency Virus grant project director Workshop Facilitator, Newark. New Jersey, 1993-1999.

Advisory committee New Jersey Collegiate Consortium for Health in Education. Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome poetry workshop coordinator Multifaith Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome project, Seattle, 1997-1999.


Volunteer Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Walk, New York City, 1987-1999, Gay and Lesbian Community Center, New York City, 1989-1999. Director Poetry Project Hyacinth Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Foundation, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1995-1999. Group facilitator Seattle Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Support Group House, 1997-1999.

Vice president Northwest Bears, 1997-1999. Volunteer Northwest Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Walk, 1997-1999. Member Academy American Poets, American College Personnel Association (directorate), Association Religious and Values Issues in Counseling, Association College and University Housing Officers International, Buddhist Study Association, Buddhist Peace Fellowship, Gay Buddhist Fellowship.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing poetry, showing dogs, swimming, beachcombing, gourmet cooking.


James Joseph Hart

Alice Eugenia (McLaughlin) Hart