Carrie Carter

Title: Lecturer of Sociology
Dept.: Sociology

Carrie has lived in Iowa her whole life. She has been married for 18 years and has two children - a son and a daughter. They live on a 140-acre farm in Marion County.


  • Masters in Public Administration from Iowa State University
  • Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education with endorsements in psychology, sociology, history, and government
  • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science & Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology from Buena Vista University

Start Date at Grand View

  • August 2016

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal justice with an emphasis in juvenile justice

Personal Interests

My personal interests include providing quality education for all students in which they develop 21st-century skills to aid them in being successful in all of their pursuits. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, jogging, camping, horseback riding, and watching my children participate in their athletic ventures. 

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
What makes Grand View unique among other universities is that it is student and education focused. Grand View provides an engaging atmosphere in which students are able to fully develop their interests and skills. 
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
My favorite part of working at Grand View is that I get to really know my students and partake in their educational endeavors. The university is big enough to allow for many opportunities but small enough to develop meaningful teacher-student relationships.