Karen Eifler PhD

Garaventa Center, Co-Director

School of Education, Professor

Karen Eifler PhD



Franz Hall 427

Title IX Responsible Employee

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  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Los Angeles


  • 2001, Collegium Fellow & National Board President. University of Portland
  • 2003, Scholar Award. Assoc. Liberal Arts Colleges of Teacher Education
  • 2000, Outstanding Teaching Award. University of Portland Committee on Teaching & Scholarship
  • 2006, Oregon Professor of the Year. Carnegie Foundation
  • 2004, Who's Who Among American Teachers.
  • 2005, Outstanding Contribution to Gender Equity. University of Portland
  • 2007, Judith Ramaley Faculty Award for Service-Learning.
  • 2010, Deans' Award for Faculty Leadership. University of Portland

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
  • American Educational Research Association
  • National Association for Multicultural Education
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Kappa Delta Pi
  • Association of Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education
  • National Catholic Education Association