Karey was born in Greensboro, NC and raised in the small town of Elm City, NC. After high school, she attended East Carolina University and got a B.A. in Anthropology with a certificate in Forensic Anthropology. With an itch to continue learning, she went to graduate school at North Carolina State University to get an M.A. in Anthropology with a concentration in biological anthropology. She is also a faculty member at California State University – Fresno in the Department of Anthropology. In her rare free time, she likes to read and cuddle with her cats.
East Carolina University – B.A. in Anthropology
North Carolina State University – M.A. in Anthropology, Concentration in Biological Anthropology