Education Research Facilitator
Room 210A Education Building
Karen D. Schwartz, PhD is a research facilitator at the University of Manitoba. She is affiliated with the faculties of Education and Social Work, but is also works with any university faculty members who wish to apply for research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and other public and private funders.
She is available to work with researchers in a variety of contexts including:
- conceptual frameworks, methodology, methods, budgets and other components;
- adherence to grant application guidelines, and
- writing clarity, logic and flow.
Karen holds a PhD in Education from the University of Manitoba. She also holds a master of arts degree in Disability Studies, an LLB, and a BA in history. Her research focuses on issues facing people with intellectual disabilities.
She was a senior researcher at a disability studies-focused-national not-for-profit organization. She worked on projects funded by the Canadian International Development Agency, the International Development Research Centre, and Human Resources and Skills Development Canada at the local, national and international level. During her time as a graduate student, she was a research assistant, contributing to projects funded by the Tri-Agencies, private donors and the provincial government.
See Dr. Schwartz's Profile on the Social Work Website for more info.