Photo of Karen DodgeKaren J. Dodge

Manager of Center Development

Karen has a long history working in the public sector, beginning as a photographer for the State DPW in the 1980's.  She began her work at the UMTC as a graduate assistant in 1993 (while earning her Masters in Regional Planning) and was co-author of the first State bicycle manual, Building Better Bicycling. She continued at the Center, as a long-time Training Coordinator, while earning another MEd. in Instructional Design.  She was Manager of Training & Outreach for three years before becoming the Manager of Center Development.  Karen works on a variety of Center-wide projects and tasks, including:  assessing training impacts, forming connections and growth opportunities within and between Center components, developing training videos, webinars, and other methods to promote a variety of audience learning formats and opportunities, and identifying strategic approaches for Center promotion and development.  

In her spare time, Karen enjoys gardening, cooking, and planning her next adventure.

Contact information:

Karen J. Dodge
Manager of Center Development
UMass Transportation Center
Civil & Environmental Engineering
214 Marston Hall