Jean Ferguson Carr

Jean Ferguson Carr is associate professor of English and director of the composition program at the University of Pittsburgh. She is coauthor (with Stephen L. Carr and Lucille Schultz) of Archives of Instruction: Nineteenth-Century Rhetorics, Readers, and Composition Books in the United States, which won the MLA Mina Shaughnessy Award. She is also the textual editor of two volumes of The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. In 2010 she won the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring for her work with doctoral students.