Kari is a literary scholar and arts management professional with a doctorate in English from the University of Connecticut. She completed her M.A. in English at Westfield State University; B.A. in Fine Arts (Theatre) at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA); and A.A. in Fine Arts (Theatre) at Berkshire Community College.
Outside of academia, Kari is a passionate runner, having completed two marathons, two half marathons, and countless 5K races. She is also committed to the community around her and to that end has volunteered in the Northern Berkshires COVID-19 Vaccination clinics.
Kari is also a proud non-directed kidney donor, an experience that she’s happy to talk about!