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Will Carr

Will Carr

Assistant Professor
Full-time Faculty , Spanish and Portuguese, Spanish and Portuguese Faculty

3144 JFSB
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 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)


  • 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