Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean › Graduate Education
Tim Carr has served as associate vice chancellor and dean of graduate education since June 2018. He had served in the role on an interim basis from April 2017 through May 2018. The position reports directly to the executive vice chancellor and includes oversight of Nebraska’s offices of graduate and postdoctoral studies.
Carr, a professor of nutrition and health sciences, has served as the department chair of nutrition and health sciences and was acting associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Education and Human Sciences. A faculty member at Nebraska since 1996, he previously held faculty appointments at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and the University of Minnesota. His research focuses on cholesterol transport in the body and how dietary factors influence cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. He has published more than 70 research articles, three textbooks, nine book chapters for textbooks, and numerous magazine and newspaper articles on diet and health issues.
Carr has received several research and teaching awards, including the Donald and Mary Lee Swanson Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2004 and the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Education in 2010. He has been a consultant to the World Health Organization and private industry, and is on the editorial boards for two professional journals.
Carr earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and Master of Science and doctoral degrees, both focused on food and nutrition sciences, from the University of Arizona.