Jane Statlander-Slote has a varied career, background and is collecting a number of academic degrees: B.A., M.A., PhD in English and American Studies; an M.F.A. in Cinema and Multi-media, will soon have an M.S.W. in Clinical Social Work; and is working on a Doctor of Psychology and a PhD in Clinical Psychology simultaneously. She had been a Professor of English but has switched her professional focus to psychotherapy. She has published literary essays, several volumes on literary criticism, a historical romance fictional-factual autobiographical work; and poetry. She has been invited to speak at numerous conferences around the world. Slote is married to the renowned philosopher-ethicist, Michael Slote.