D.Min., Barry University; M.A., St. Michael's College; B.S., Wright State University


Sister Karen has a strong commitment to the ministry of Catholic higher education and a passion for service learning. She is a Sister of the Precious Blood of Dayton, Ohio, and most recently served as the Catholic campus minister at Wright State University. Prior to her role at Wright State, she served as chairperson and professor of religious studies at Mercy College of Ohio for twelve years. While at Mercy College, Sister Karen also held the positions of interim director of graduate studies and director of curricular service learning. 

Sister Karen has served as a faculty presenter on Sacred Scripture in the Lay Ministry Formation Program and a homiletics assessor for the Permanent Diaconate Program in the Diocese of Toledo. She has led numerous retreats and has taught a variety of adult education classes on the Scriptures throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and India. She is the author of the book, Women in Ministry and the Writings of Paul, published in 2010 by Anselm Academic.