Born to Courtenay Stuyvesant Overin and Janet Kathleen (Raitt) Church in Santa Ana, CA.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Pomona College.
Earns a Master of Fine Arts in painting from California College of the Arts.
Is a fine arts instructor at Indian Valley Community College in Novato, CA.
Is the coordinator of education at the National Energy Foundation in San Francisco, CA.
Is the associate director of continuing education within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California through 1986.
Earns a Master of Public Administration from California State University, East Bay.
Earns a Doctor of Philosophy in medical sociology from the University of California San Francisco.
Teaches as assistant professor of sociology at North Dakota State University through 1996.
Is a researcher and consultant for West River Regional Medical Center in Hettinger, ND, through 1998.
Is the director of women’s studies at North Dakota State University through 2002 and an associate professor through 2003.
Is University Senate Presiding Officer at North Dakota State University through 2002.
Receives the Presidents Professional Development Award from Women’s World in Kampala, Uganda.
Is named Professor of Sociology and becomes chair of the Dept. of Sociology-Anthropology at North Dakota State University through 2006.
Is Inducted into Tapestry of Diverse Talents and receives the Presidents Development Award from the American Sociological Association.
Is named professor emerita by North Dakota State University and maintains this title.
Is named California Academy of Sciences docent and San Francisco Asian Art Museum Storyteller through present.
Is named Instructor at Cappadocia University Community College, Mustafa Pasa Turkey through 2012.
Is named coordinator for the Parkinson’s Family Caregivers Support through present.
Is named School Programs Docent at the San Francisco Asian Art Museum.