James Sherin

James J. Sherin

Instructor, Former Senior Systems Analyst & Programmer

Mr. Sherin is an IT professional and educator with more than 50 years of experience in programming, networking, and data analysis. He earned a Bachelor of Science in mathematics at Geneva College in 1962, and worked as a high school mathematics teacher until 1964, when a school trip to a steel factory inspired him to pursue a career in the then-nascent field of assembly languages. After completing postgraduate coursework at Duquesne University, Mr. Sherin worked as an analyst for the Control Data Corporation and Cray Research, Inc, and as a system consultant, programmer, and project leader for Westinghouse from 1982 until 1996. He retired from the IT field in 2003 after holding roles as a systems administrator for Thrift Drug and UNIX systems administrator for UPMC Health. Since 2006, Mr. Sherin has worked part-time as an instructor for the University of Pittsburgh, where he teaches a variety of undergraduate mathematics, engineering, and networking courses. Outside his work in IT, Mr. Sherin was active as a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America for more than 35 years, and looks forward to continuing his community involvement and service to others.

Marquis Legacy Video

Mr. Sherin discusses his career path and inspirations in a video for Marquis.

Marquis Newsletter

Mr. Sherin offers updates and insight in a Marquis Newsletter.

Marquis Milestones Timeline

Mr. Sherin’s Marquis Milestones timeline showcases his greatest accomplishments and honors. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

A national press release celebrates Mr. Sherin’s selection for the prestigious Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Top Professionals

Mr. Sherin was selected as a Marquis Who’s Who Top Educator for his dedication to his students and craft.

Wall Street Journal

Mr. Sherin’s Industry Leaders page notes highlights from his professional development. 

James Sherin

Industry Leaders

Mr. Sherin’s Industry Leaders page notes highlights from his professional development. 

Press Release

A national press release celebrates Mr. Sherin’s inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who.