College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Charity Anne Kurz is Contributing Faculty in the School Counseling Program at Walden University. Born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio, Dr. Kurz attended Youngstown State University for a bachelor’s in Education and a master’s in counseling. During her time as an undergrad student, she had the privilege to serve as a student trustee on the Board of Trustees for Youngstown State University, along with various other student leadership roles. She has served as a special education teacher for 4.5 years and school counselor for 2 years in various school districts, as well as a counselor in various settings. Dr. Kurz earned her doctorate in Counselor Education from The Pennsylvania State University. She has taught in higher education for almost 8 years.