Kathleen Slobin

Kathleen Overin Slobin, MFA, MPA, PhD

Professor Emerita & Consultant| North Dakota State University

Dr. Slobin is a professor emerita at North Dakota State University with a career focusing in medical sociology and women’s studies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Pomona College, a Master of Fine Arts in painting from the California College of the Arts, and a Master of Public Administration from California State University. In 1991, Dr. Slobin was awarded her Doctor of Philosophy in medical sociology by the University of California, after serving as a staff research assistant and Associate Director of the Continuing Education Department of Psychiatry and completing her dissertation on communities in Mali. She joined the faculty of North Dakota State University the same year, rising to associate professor and Director of Women’s Studies in 1997, and Chair of Sociology-Anthropology in 2003. Dr. Slobin was granted professor emerita status in 2007. Currently, she is a docent and storyteller at the Asian Art Museum and the California Institute for Sciences, the coordinator of a family support group for Parkinson’s Disease patients, and active in community diversity and equity initiatives. Dr. Slobin is extensively published, and she is the recipient of career honors from the American Sociological Association and North Dakota State University.

Marquis Homepage

Dr. Slobin’s accomplishments are celebrated in her own Marquis homepage.

Top Professionals

Dr. Slobin was selected for inclusion in Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators.

Marquis Humanitarian Award

In recognition of her career-spanning dedication to others, Dr. Slobin was presented with the Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award.

Marquis Lifetime Achievement

A selection of Dr. Slobin’s accomplishments are highlighted on her Lifetime Achievement page.

Marquis Milestones

A chronology of Dr. Slobin’s personal and professional growth is showcased on her Marquis Milestones timeline.

Marquis Millennium Magazine

Dr. Slobin discusses her work and inspirations in the sixth edition of Marquis Millennium Magazine.

Who's Who of Professional Women

In recognition of her distinguished career, Dr. Slobin was selected for Marquis Who’s Who of Professional Women.

Press Releases

Global press releases celebrate Dr. Slobin’s inclusion in Who’s Who in the World and her selection for the prestigious Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.