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Will Carr

Will Carr

Assistant Professor
Full-time Faculty , Spanish and Portuguese

3190 JFSB - Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602


Will was raised in the Burbank-Provo area of Califutah. After serving a mission in Guatemala, he married Melissa Court. They have five children.

Research Interests

Translation Studies, Humor Studies, humor in translation pedagogy, dictatorship humor, political humor, humor in/and translation, translator subjectivities and ethics.

Teaching Interests

Translation, humor, humor and translation, Spanish literature.


  • Spanish Language and Literature, Peninsular Literature , Translation Studies, University of California, Irvine (2018)
  • Hispanic Literatures, , Brigham Young University (2012)
  • Spanish Translation and Interpretation, Spanish Translation , Humanities, Brigham Young University (2000)


  • International Society of Luso-Hispanic Humor Studies (2021 - Present)
  • American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association (2019 - Present)
  • American Translators Association (2019 - Present)
  • International Society for Humor Studies (2019 - Present)

Courses Taught


William Foster Carr Dale J. Pratt William F. Carr