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Karen Myers

Assistant Professor



Education

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

Experience

  • 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