Mollie Ray Carroll

Mollie Ray Carroll

Fellow: Awarded 1927
Field of Study: Economics

Competition: US & Canada

Goucher College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Carroll, Mollie Ray: Appointed for a study of the present-day system of unemployment insurance in Germany; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1927.

Born January 8, 1890, at Des Moines, Iowa. Education: The University of Chicago, Ph.B., 1911, M.A., 1915, Ph.D., 1920.

Special Agent and Assistant Inspector, Child Labor Division, U. S. Children’s Bureau, 1917–18; Staff Lecturer, Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy, 1918–20; Assistant Professor, 1920–21, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Economics and Sociology, 1924—, Goucher College; Instructor, Summer of 1926, University of Chicago.

Publications: “Labor and Politics: The Attitude of the American Federation of Labor toward Legislation and Politics,” (Hart, Schaffner & Marx Prize Essay), 1923; Supplement to the Second Edition of R. F. Hoxie’s “Trade Unionism in the United States,” 1923; articles in The Journal of Social Forces, American Federationist, The Woman Citizen.


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