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Karen J. Smith

Karen J. Smith, PhD

Karen received her BS in Sports Medicine from Oregon State University, an MEd in Applied Physiology from Auburn University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education from Florida State University.  Karen has been a faculty member at the University of West Florida, an adjunct online faculty member in higher education at Grand Canyon University, and conducted international education programs in Botswana, China, Hong Kong, and Vietnam. Currently an independent Research Analyst, she most recently served as the Associate Vice President for Institutional Research, Compliance, & Accreditation for Columbia Southern Education Group, and prior Senior Research Scientist and Training Analyst for Raytheon. Karen teaches HEA 560 – Comparative University Systems.


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