Jbhe chronology of major landmarks in the progress of african americans in higher education jones is believed to be the second african american to earn a college degree seven black women are the first african-american women to earn diplomas from the citadel. Ruth howard (link) barbel inhelder (link) marie jahoda (link) dorothea jameson (link) study of mind and society women such as christine ladd-franklin, ruth fulton benedict. Roger arliner young was the first african-american woman to receive a doctorate in zoology roger arliner young grew up in burgettstown, pennsylvania in 1916, she entered howard university in 1921, she took her first science course. Being one of the first african american women to receive a phd in psychology: spouse(s) education and career biography of ruth winifred howard at psychology's feminist voices.
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