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Sheila Tobias Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Tobias has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education field

    TUCSON, AZ, September 05, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Sheila Tobias a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Ms. Tobias celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Specializing in science and math accessibility especially for women, Ms. Tobias continues to bring professional excellence to the fields of writing and education. Her own education started in 1957, when she earned a Bachelor's degree from Radcliffe College at Harvard University. From there, she went on to achieve a Master's degree in history and a Master of Philosophy from Columbia University. Ms. Tobias has also been the recipient of honorary doctorates from Drury College, Wheelock College, SUNY Potsdam, Michigan State University and Worcester Polytechnic University.

Honing her writing skills in Germany Ms. Tobias worked as a journalist from 1957 to 1960. From there, she expanded her professional range to Higher Education, working as a lecturer at The City College of New York, a university administrator at Cornell University and Wesleyan University, and a lecturer at the University of California-San Diego (UCSD). She has also contributed her educational expertise to the Universities of Amsterdam and of Leiden in the Netherlands.

Passionate about both feminism and science, Ms. Tobias has written a wide range of highly informative books that utilize her expertise in these subject areas, along with science and history. Some of her books include "Women, Militarism, and War," "Breaking the Science Barrier," "Overcoming Math Anxiety," "Succeed with Math," "Revitalizing Undergraduate Science" and "The Hidden Curriculum." She recently co-wrote "Banishing Math Anxiety," a work that explores practical applications of mathematics. She is also co-developer of a new master's degree in Science and Mathematics, the PSM.

Interested in remaining active in her professional areas, Ms. Tobias maintains memberships with the American Association of Higher Education, the Association of Women in Science and MentorNet, all of which she served on various boards. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science as well as a vice president for Events of Veteran Feminists of America. Due to her accomplishments, Ms. Tobias has gained recognition in various editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who in the West and Who's Who of American Women.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Tobias has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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