Marion Talbot

Prename: Marion
Surname: Talbot
Profession: Dean of women, professor
Birthday: 07/31/1858
Place of birth: Thun, Switzerland
Date of death: 10/20/1948
Place of death: Chicago
Education: 1880 B.A. Boston University; 1888 B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Career: 1892 assistant professor of social science, 1895–1925 women’s dean, 1902 full professor of social science, University of Chicago
Memberships: 1881 founder, until 1892 general secretary, Association of Collegiate Alumnae (ACA)
Biographical literature: Mary Jo Deegan, “Marion Talbot,” in *Women in Sociology. A Bio-Bibliographical Sourcebook*, ed. Mary Jo Deegan (New York: Greenwood Press, 1991), 390–9; Andrea Glauser, *More Than a Watchdog: Marion Talbot und die “Chicago Sociology”*(Bern: Institut für Soziologie, 2003)
Major works: *Food as a Factor in Student Life* (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1894); *The Education of Women* (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1910); *The Modern Household* (with Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge; Boston: Whitcomb & Barrows, 1912); *The History of the American Association of University Women* (with Lois Kimball Mathews Rosenberry; Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1931); *More than Lore. Reminiscences of Marion Talbot* (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1936)