Marion W. Roydhouse (b. 1949) is a native of New Zealand, who earned her B.A. and M.A. at the University of Canterbury and her Ph.D., from Duke University. She is professor of history and dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Philadelphia University. She is the author of Women of Industry and Reform: Shaping the History of Pennsylvania, 1865-1940 (Pennsylvania Historical Association, 2007).