Karen Ford - 2021

 

Professor Emeritus and Former Director of Strategic Leadership Studies
fordka@jmu.edu
Contact Info

Education
  • D.S.W. - Howard University, Washington, DC
  • M.S.W. - Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 
  • B.A. - Emory & Henry College, Emory VA 
Professional Interests
  • Accountability and Policy in Higher Education
Positions Held
  • Professor, JMU Social Work Department
  • Director, Lynchburg Youth Services, City of Lynchburg, VA            
  • Regional Youth Prevention Specialist, VA Dept of Juvenile Justice
  • Director Camp New Hope, VA Dept of Juvenile Justice
  • Middle School Social Studies Teacher
  • Youth group home & detention worker
Service
  • Baccalaureate Social work Program Directors Association (BPD)
  • Council on social Work Education (CSWE)
  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
  • Virginia Network of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Nonprofit Academic Centers Council
  • NAACP 

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