Mary Valentine, MA
Professor Valentine earned her BA and MA in sociology at CSUN. She also has a Mediation Certificate from the Center for Dispute Resolution.
Ms. Valentine's professional interests include conflict resolution, gender issues, social movements, educational quality, and immigration.
Mary has spent more than a decade studying the Women's Institute, England's oldest and largest women's organization, made up of more than 250,000 women in over 5,000 villages throughout England. In the process she has become friends with the WI's most famous members, the Calendar Girls, who raised more than $2 million for Leukemia research by posing for a nude calendar. Here Mary is surrounded by the Calendar Girls at a press conference in London.