Kay J. Carr
Dr. Kay J. Carr obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1987 and became a member of the department in 1989. She teaches courses in Colonial America, Environmental history, early nineteenth-century America, and World history. In addition to these specialties, Dr. Carr's research interests include Illinois history, immigration, the frontier, and historical geography.
She is the co-editor of The Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor: A Guide to its History and Sources (1988) and the author of Belleville, Ottawa, and Galesburg: Community and Democracy on the Illinois Frontier (1996).