Experiential learning, women’s studies
Karen Misencik Carter has been affiliated with NCC since its inception in 1995. Currently she oversees the Center for Field Studies and the Internship Program in New Century College. With over 15 years of experience in teaching and program administration at George Mason University, Karen has an in-depth knowledge of experiential learning, teaching courses for Center for Field Studies, mentoring students in internships and incorporating experiential learning opportunities into traditional coursework.
Prior to this position, Karen served as the Associate Director for the Women's Studies Research and Resource Center and Women's Studies Program at George Mason University, where she still remains a faculty affiliate. Karen has a B.A. in Psychology and a M.A. in Liberal Studies both from George Mason University. Her research interests include philosophy, art and architecture, public and private space, and political theory. Prior to her work with Women's Studies, Karen served as Program Director for the Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program at Georgetown University Law Center.
NCLC 198: Art and Society
NCLC 245: Visual Culture and Society
NCLC 103: Human Creativity: Science and Art
NCLC 295: Capitol and the Community
NCLC 391: Introduction to Integrative Studies
WMST 200: Introduction to Women's Studies
NCLC 110: Community of Learners
NCLC 202: Public Speaking and Critical Thinking
NCLC 140: Self as Citizen
NCLC 381: When Cultures Collide
NCLC 495: Cultural Studies on Andros Island, Bahamas
NCLC 130:The Socially Constructed World
NCLC 120: The Natural World