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Trude Scarlett Epstein

consultant , studies educator

Trude Scarlett Epstein, Austrian social assessment consultant, former social studies educator. Recipient Sir. Murdoch McDonald award Institute Mechanical Engineering, 1949; Honorary. Fellow award Indian Anthropological Association, 1983.; Fellow Royal Anthropological Institute, Society Applied Anthropological; member Association Social Anthropology.


Epstein, Trude Scarlett was born on July 13, 1922 in Vienna, Austria. Daughter of Siegfried and Rosalia (Lobl) Grunwald.


Diploma in Industrial Administration, College/Technology, 1949. Diploma in Economics and Political Science, Ruskin College, 1950. Bachelor of Arts Economics (honorary), Manchester University, 1953, Doctor of Philosophy. in Economics (honorary), 1958.


Senior lecturer College Advanced Technology, Salford Australia, 1962-1965. Visiting fellow Australian National University, Canberra, 1968, senior fellow, 1968-1972. Professorial fellow University Sussex, Brighton, England, 1972-1977, research professor school African and Asian Studies, 1977-1984.

Independent consultant Scarlett Epstein Society Assessment Consultant, Hassocks, England, since 1984. Consultant Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, 1976, World Food Program, Rome, 1979. A.I.B.D., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1980, World Bank, Delhi, India, 1983.


  • Author: Economic Development and Social Change, 1962, Capitalism, Primitive and Modern, 1968, South India: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, 1973, Urban Food Marketing, 1982. Board directors Ruskin College, Oxford, England, since 1973. Trustee Agricultural Development Council New York, 1975-1984.

    Board directors United Kingdom United Nations Educational, London, 1978-1981.


Fellow award Indian Anthropological Association, 1983. Fellow Royal Anthropological Institute, Society Applied Anthropological. Member Association Social Anthropology.


Married Kenneth Eric Trent, June 22, 1941 (divorced 1955). Children– Michelle, Ruth, Paula, Deborah Karen.

Siegfried Grunwald

Rosalia (Lobl) Grunwald

Kenneth Eric Trent

Michelle Epstein

Ruth Epstein

Paula Epstein

Deborah Karen Epstein