Dr. Anne Field was an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Child Ecology. She received her Bachelor’s in Food and Nutrition, Master’s in General Home Economics and PhD in Family Ecology from Michigan State University. Her PhD dissertation was a study of family water use. She began her 38 year career at Michigan State College in 1949 as a Home Demonstration Agent and she became an Extension Specialist in Family Resource Management in 1964 until her retirement in 1987. Dr. Field worked in all aspects of conserving scarce resources within the family - time, money, energy and water. She was a lifetime member of the American Home Economics Association which is now the American Association of Family and Consumer Science and Kappa Omicron Nu.