Ph.D. Gertrude Shorb Martin

Title: Ph.D.
Prename: Gertrude Shorb
Surname: Martin
Profession: Educationalist
Birthday: 10/21/1869
Place of birth: Decatur, IL
Education: 1894 Ph.D. Michigan; 1900 Ph.D. Cornell
Career: 1894–96 teacher at a public school; 1909–16 university adviser of women, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Memberships: 1913–21 Board of Education, Ithaca; 1916–22 secretary general, Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA), later of American Association of University Women (AAUW); 1922–24 secretary general, Women’s Foundation for Health
Biographical literature: J.M. Cattell (ed.), *Leaders in Education* (New York: The Science Press, 1932); Jo Ann Fley, “Gertrude S. Martin: Defining Ideals and Bridging Generations,” *Journal of the NAWDAC* 42 (1979), no. 3: 43–6
Major works: “The Education of Women and Sex Equality,” *Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science* 56 (1914): 38–46