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Marjorie Wall

About the Interviewee: 
Faculty member of the FACS 1974-2003; chair of the Dept. of Consumer Studies from 1992-2003

Marjorie Wall grew up near Woodstock and graduated from Macdonald Institute in 1968 specializing in “Textiles, Clothing and Design.” Following graduation, she and her husband, Greg, lived in the South Residence for two years where she was the “head of residence” while, at the same time, obtaining an MSc in Textile Science. She and Greg then went to Ohio State University where they both obtained a PhD degree. Marjorie’s thesis focused on consumer behaviour with an application to textiles and clothing. On her return to Guelph in 1974, Marjorie joined the faculty in the Consumer Studies Department in the newly evolving College of Family and Consumer Studies. She became Chair of the Department of Consumer Studies in the early 1990s and continued in that role until her retirement in 2003.

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Interview Date: 
R. Wilson
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340151