Doc Elliott Award



James D. Carr

Emeritus Professor of Chemistry Jim D. Carr continues his research into analytical chemistry of trace substances in water as well as remedial treatment of contaminated water. He joined the UNL faculty in 1966 and has touched the lives of 10,000 undergraduate students and 15-20 graduate students. In 1996, Carr won the University of Nebraska Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award for his work, and he is also a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. He put on an entertaining Big Red Road Show chemistry exhibition for several years and served as freshman coordinator for the Department of Chemistry for 18 years. Carr was active as an officer and board member of the East Campus Neighborhood Association and continues to sing in the First Plymouth Church Choir.