In Memory of Dennis Marsden (1933-2009)

Image of Dennis Marsden, 1933-2009By Ken Plummer, September 9th, 2009

Dennis Marsden joined the Essex Sociology Department in 1965, one year after the university opened.

He came from the Institute of Community Studies to become a Joseph Rowntree Research Officer working with Peter Townsend, the founding professor, on the highly influential project Poverty in the UK.

In 1968, he became a lecturer in the department where he taught the sociology of education and pioneered the very successful MA in Social Service Planning. In the late 1970’s he became Head of the Department.  He retired in 1999 after thirty five years in the department…

(Continued under Memories/Obituaries)

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