I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Grinnell College in Iowa.
Before arriving at Grinnell College, I received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Indiana University.
Prior to that I completed a BA and an MA in Sociology as well as a Master’s Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.

My research and teaching interests include the sociology of science, social movements, place and built environment, religion and science, medical sociology, and research methods.


Kathleen (Casey) Oberlin
Department of Sociology
Grinnell College
1210 Park Street
Grinnell, IA 50112