Curriculum Vitae

ANN ENGAR portrait
  • Professor (Lecturer), Undergraduate Studies
  • Coordinator, Intellectual Traditions
  • Professor (Lecturer), Honors College
  • Professor (Lecturer), Undergraduate Studies



  • Bachelor of Arts, English (with distinction), STANFORD UNIVERSITY
  • Master of Arts, English, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
  • Ph.D., English, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON. Project: dissertation: Samuel Johnson and Thomas Carlyle

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Professor. Hinckley Institute of Politics, 04/2015
  • Sweet Candy Distinguished Honors Professor. Honors College, 05/01/2014
  • Teaching in Excellence Award. National Society of Leadership and Success, 04/2012
  • Student Choice Award. ASUU, 04/15/2002
  • Presidential Teaching Scholar. University of Utah, 1995
  • Distinguished Honors Professor. Honors College, 06/10/1993


have taught continuously at the University of Utah for over  thirty years and focused on development of written and oral communication skills and critical thinking of both general and honors students.


  • Modern Language Association (MLA), Distinguished Bibliographer, 12/1982 - present

In the Media

  • New Republic. "These Scholars Have Been Pointing Out Atticus Finch's Racism for Years" by Laura Marsh. 07/14/2015.
  • "My Teaching Career and the Students Who Have Helped Me Along the Way," Hinckley Institute of Politics Outstanding Professor series. 04/15/2015.
  • Salt Lake Tribune--article on lectures to Daria Book Group. 03/02/2009.
  • Salt Lake Tribune--article on Holladay oral history project. 11/08/2007.
  • Interview on KSL-TV on actress Maude Adams. 07/1996.