Professor Marguerite Dupree

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University of Glasgow
Marguerite Dupree

Marguerite Dupree is Professor of Social and Medical History at the University of Glasgow and a Fellow of Wolfson College Cambridge.   Her research interests focus on nineteenth and twentieth-century Britain and its empire, including: family, gender, urban and demographic history; industry-state relations and business history; and the history of social welfare, as well as aspects of medical history directly relevant to Economic and Social History, including the history of hospital care, the medical profession and medical practitioners and the business of life assurance.  She is author of: Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries 1840-1880 (Oxford University Press, 1997); editor of Lancashire and Whitehall: the Diaries of Sir Raymond Streat 1931-1957, 2 vols (Manchester University Press, 1987); and co-author (with Anne Crowther) of Medical Lives in the Age of Surgical Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2007; pbk 2010).  Currently she is co-holder of a Leverhulme Trust project grant for research into the history of infection control in British hospitals between c. 1870 and 1970.