Madeleine Fritz, Pioneer Scientist


Madeleine Fritz, Pioneer Scientist


  • 1933 - 1968
  • portrait of woman light background
  • three people outdoors with excavation tools

There were many firsts for Dr. Fritz.. She joined the Palaeontology department in 1927, having completed her doctorate (the first woman to receive a PhD in Geology at U of T) under Dr. Parks. She loved teaching and was a prolific writer. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (the second woman to receive the honour).