Karen SmolaEducation

PhD, MS, Auburn University; MA, University of Oklahoma; BS, Oklahoma City University


For more than a decade, Dr. Smola worked in human resource management in various organizations and industries, including steel manufacturing, oil and natural gas exploration, technology manufacturing, retail, and trucking. She has more than six years of full-time faculty experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both traditional and online classrooms. In addition to Walden University, she has taught at the University of Oklahoma, the University of North Florida, Auburn University, and other institutions.