Karen Shaper

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Part-Time Lecturer

School of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts

303 King


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Karen Shaper has customer service experience from the University of Michigan. She has trained employees in hospital billing, providing stellar customer service to patients and developed team work programs. Additionally, Karen has developed tutorials and classes for employees on listening and organizational change. As a lecturer, Karen has translated her programs and experience from the hospital setting to the classroom where students find her classes full of energy with real life examples they can resonate with.


  • MA, Communication, Eastern Michigan University
  • BS, Communication, Eastern Michigan University
  • Associates, Marketing, Washtenaw Community College


  • CTAC 124 Foundations of Speech Communication
  • CTAC 224 Public Speaking
  • CTAC 227 Interpersonal Communication
  • CTAC 225 Listening Behavior

Professional Affiliations

  • Toastmasters International