Karen joined the University Advancement Office as the Administrative Secretary of Laurentian Engagement in November 2016. She works with staff to help support the division’s ongoing on and off campus activities. Karen’s duties include event registration, materials distribution, and administrative details for alumni events.
For over ten years, Karen coordinated social research projects with several universities including the University of Washington, UNC Chapel Hill, and Baylor College of Medicine. She has a BA in Sociology from The College of Wooster and a MA in Sociology from Washington State University.
From 2006-2016, she lived overseas with her family, most recently living in The Netherlands, but also enjoying time in Brunei Darussalam (of Borneo) and in Chengdu, China. Karen and her family love to travel, camp, canoe and hike.