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Karen L. Eichler

Karen L. Eichler

Adjunct Professor



Karen L. Eichler has been an Adjunct Professor teaching Public Speaking and Writing at Niagara University since 1997. Ms. Eichler is a member of the two-person improvisational comedy group Defiant Monkey Improv. Karen and her husband Andrew perform shows and teach workshops for children, adults and corporations, and they are Teaching Artists with Young Audiences of Western New York and Rochester. In March 2017, they published their first book on the art of improvisation: The Five Elements of Improv: How to Take Your Improv to the Next Level.

Educational background

  • M.A., English Education, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • B.A., English, State University of New York at Buffalo