Mark Kemp Mark Kemp has taught in the English Literature program at Pitt for more than twenty years. He has served as an academic advisor in the English Department for the last six. The courses he teaches include The Wild West, Satire, Detective Fiction, World Literature in English, and American Literature. In Spring 2012 he led the Pitt MAP study abroad semester that traveled to Buenos Aires (Argentina), Prague (Czech Republic), and Beijing (China). Edinburgh is definitely among his favorite foreign cities and he has traveled throughout Scotland many times.