Did you know?
Lilian Knowles was LSE’s first woman professor, in the Department of Economic History in 1921 – the first such professorship in the country. She had been one of LSE’s first research students, joining the School in 1896, and is now remembered in the east London LSE hall of residence Lilian Knowles House. Find out more about Lilian Knowles and the other early women lecturers at LSE in a new LSE History blog post Women at the front – pioneering LSE teachers or read more from the Did you know? LSE trivia series.