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Name: Kathleen Tobin Flusser
Title: Assistant Director, CRREO
Academic Rank: N/A (Professional Staff)
Department: CRREO

Expertise Keywords: Community indicators, Public opinion, Public policy research, Social research, Women in government

Available For: interviews, essays, speaking

Expertise: At CRREO, I am responsible for designing, conducting, managing and producing studies on regional issues or concerns. I worked at the Marist Poll for eleven years before returning to my alma mater, SUNY New Paltz, in 2008.

Currrent Research: Currently, I am working on the Regional Well-Being project: a U.S. Department of Education funded grant project focused on developing measures of the Mid-Hudson Valley communities' social, economic, and environmental character that are broadly accepted and allow the tracking of change over time. Additionally, I am writing my dissertation on women in politics in the Hudson Valley region.

Contact Information

Office Phone: 845-257-2901
E-mail Address:
Personal Web Site:

Other Information

Positions held prior to joining SUNY New Paltz:
Assistant Director, Marist College Institute for Public Opinion
Survey Center Director, Marist College Institute for Public Opinion
Survey Operations Director, Marist College Institute for Public Opinion


CUNY Hunter 1993-2002 MS 2002 Social Research
SUNY Albany 2004- Sociology
SUNY New Paltz 1990-1992 BA 1992 Sociology

Organizational Memberships

Sociologists for Women in Society
New York State Sociological Association
Eastern Sociological Society
American Sociological Association
New York State Political Science Association
Mohonk Preserve
Wallkill Valley Rail Trail Association
SUNY New Paltz Environmental Task Force
New Paltz GreenWorks Global Warming Task Force, Steering Committee 2008-
Village of New Paltz Environmental Conservation, Commissioner 2009-
New Paltz Central School District, Board Member 2009-