Ethan Carr

Visiting Professor in Landscape Architecture

Ethan Carr, Phd, FASLA, is a professor of landscape architecture at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a landscape historian and preservationist specializing in public landscapes. He has written two award-winning books, Wilderness by Design (1998) and Mission 66: Modernism and the National Park Dilemma (2007) that describe the twentieth-century history of planning and design in the U.S. national park system as the context for considering its future management. He was the volume editor for The Early Boston Years, 1882-1890 of the Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted (2013) and currently directs the Cultural Landscape Management program at the University of Massachusetts. His book The Cape Cod Model, a history of the Cape Cod National Seashore, is forthcoming (2018).