Karen is an Instructional Designer with the Teaching & Learning with Technology (TLT) team. She has been working for over 15 years in the varied and evolving roles of instructional designer, curriculum specialist, and technology trainer, administrator and consultant. Her prior experience has been focused on supporting teaching, learning and development at Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kean University, Monmouth University and Columbia University. She enjoys participating in University life to the fullest by supporting interest groups such as Rutgers Group on Women in Medicine and Science and Kean University Be the Change NJ. She has an Undergraduate Degree in Russian Area Studies from Columbia College and a Masters Degree in Computing and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.