- Student Program Coordinator
Karter Schachner (they/them/theirs) is the student program coordinator for the Institute of Politics. Karter brings a diverse skill set to the team, with experience amplifying Youth voice as a gender studies graduate assistant, teaching artist, and music therapist in both medical and community settings. Karter holds a BA in Music, is in the thesis stage of receiving a Master of Music Therapy from Slippery Rock University and plans to pursue Doctoral study in the social sciences in the future. A strong passion for social justice advocacy, mental health promotion, and community building shines through in their work.