Mary Barnett Gilson (1877-1969). After a career in industrial relations, employment and management, she graduated at the Columbia University. After that, she spent ten years teaching economics at the University of Chicago, before retiring as an assistant professor emeritus in 1942.
An advocate of Taylorism, she wrote Unemployment
Benefits in the United States (with others), 1930; Unemployment
Insurance in Great Britain, 1931; Unemployment Insurance, 1932. Articles
in International Labour Review, Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences.
- "She had no real interest in marrying and seemed to take pride in the
fact that her red hair reminded her relatives of her spinster
great-aunt Jane." https://books.google.it/books…