Dr. Marguerite Mespoulet

Title: Dr.
Prename: Marguerite
Surname: Mespoulet
Profession: Professor
Birthday: 12/02/1880
Place of birth: Paris
Date of death: 01/02/1965
Place of death: New York
Education: University studies in Paris and London; 1905 *agrégation* to teach English; 1907 Albert Kahn “Autour du monde” fellowship
Career: 1910 English teacher at the Lycée de Dijon; 1913, with Madeleine Mignon, produces a series of color photographs and a text about rural Celtic culture in Ireland for *Archives de la Planète* by philanthropist and utopian Albert Kahn; 1914–23 English teacher at the Lycée Victor Hugo in Paris; 1923 visiting professor of French literature, Wellesley College, MA; 1924 Barnard College, NY; 1924–34 associate professor, Wellesley College; 1934–50 professor, Barnard College
Memberships: Founding member of the French Association of University Women (AFFDU); 1926–29 International Federation of University Women (IFUW) vice president
Biographical literature: Nicole Fouché, “Soixante-quinze ans d’histoire de l’AFFDU,” *Diplômées* 180 (1997): 1–76, esp. 55; Marguerite Mespoulet Papers (c. 1925–64), Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Major works: *Creators of Wonderland* (New York: Arrow, 1934)