Welcome Dr. Karen V. Harper-Dorton to International Journal of Aging Research.

Dr. Karen V. Harper-Dorton
Professor
School of Social Work, West Virginia University, West Virginia 26506


Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Karen V. Harper-Dorton to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Aging Research.

Areas of research interest include issues in child welfare w/kinship placement including grandparent placements, rural social work, financial management for nonprofits, grant development and management, and online learning.

HONORS
Alpha Delta Mu, National Social Work Honor Society, Member, 1981 present
Alumni Achievement Award, Potomac State College of the West Virginia University, October 16, 1993
Award for Outstanding Service, 1982, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University
Best Selling Book Recognition, Lyceum Books, Inc. April, 1999, Cross-Cultural Practice, Harper and Lantz, 1996
Commemoration Presenter, Jim Lantz Memorial Celebration, The Ohio State University, May 15, 2004
Community Action Partner Award, WV Community Action Directors Assoc. May, 1999
Distinguished Teaching Assistant, 1982, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University
Distinguished Teaching Assistant, 1983, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University
Distinguished Teaching Award, 1979 80, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University
Faculty Honoree, Sphinx and Mortar Board, The Ohio State University, Senior Recognition, l991
Faculty Honoree, Sphinx and Mortar Board, The Ohio State University, Senior Recognition, 1992
Golden Key National Honor Society, West Virginia University Chapter, October 12, 1997-Present
Outstanding Alumnae, Glenville State College, Glenville, West Virginia, October, 1994.
Outstanding Student Award, 1983, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University
Who’s Who in America, 1996-1997
Who’s Who in the Midwest, 1984 1985
Academy Participant, Leadership Academy in Aging, NY Academy of Medicine and CSWE, 2009-2010
Certificate of Contributions, Commemoration of 25 Years of Excellence in Social Work Education, Department of Social Work, Saginaw Valley State University, Saginaw, Michigan , 2011
Curriculum Development Institute, CSWE Gero-Ed Center, September 2008 – September 2011
Social Work Mentor Recognition Award, Women’s Council, Council on Social Work Education, 2012
Joseph C. Dorton & Karen Harper-Dorton Coal Mining Endowment, WVU Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, 2014 in perpetuity
Karen Harper-Dorton and Beatrice Ruth Burgess Faculty Scholar, WVU, School of Social Work, 2016-2017


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