James Madison University

Karen Myers

Assistant Professor

PHOTO: Karen Myers
  • Office: HBS 2078
  • Phone: 540-568-6990
  • Email: myers2kl@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    Social Work Department
    James Madison University - MSC 4303
    235 Martin Luther King Jr Way
    Harrisonburg, VA 22807


  • J.D./M.S.W. - New York University, New York, NY
  • B.A. - Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA


  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA BSW Program
  • Rockingham County Public Schools, Harrisonburg, VA - Licensed School Social Worker
  • Advocates for Children of New York, New York, NY - Skadden Fellow/Back on Track Director/Staff Attorney
  • The Door, New York, NY - Skadden Fellow/Foster Care Legal Action Project Director/Staff Attorney
  • New York City Anti-Violence Project, New York, NY - HIV-Related Violence Program Coordinator
  • REACH (Research Education and Advocacy to Combat Homelessness, New York, NY - Advocate
  • J. Bennett Johnston Learning Center at My House, Inc., New Orleans, LA - Director

Professional Interests and Affiliations

  • Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors Association (BPD)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • FairField Center Board of Directors, Harrisonburg, VA
  • AAAI/ISMA Certified Yoga Instructor
  • Les Mills Inc. Certified Bodyflow Instructor