Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Zueblin, Charles
ZUEBLIN, CHARLES, an American educator and publicist; born in Pendleton, Ind., in 1866. He was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, Yale, and the University of Leipzig. In 1891 he founded the Northwestern University Settlement. In 1892 he became the first secretary of the Chicago Society for University Extension. From 1892 to 1895 he was instructor; from 1895 to 1896 assistant professor; from 1896 to 1902 associate professor; and from 1902 to 1908 full professor of sociology at the University of Chicago. In 1911-1912 he was editor of the “20th Century Magazine.” He lectured extensively and contributed frequently to philosophical and sociological journals, and to many of the most prominent magazines and reviews. From 1901 to 1902 he was president of the American League for Civic Improvement. He wrote: “American Municipal Progress” (1902); “A Decade of Civic Development” (1905); “The Religion of the Democrat” (1908); “Democracy and the Over-man” (1911).