Georgiana Simpson (AB’11, Ph.D’21)
Ph.D in German philology! And her thesis was the study of a Early Middle High German poem. UChicago grad Georgiana was among the first three African American women to earn their Ph.Ds at American universities; women and minority students have been welcome at UChicago since our founding in 1890. Read more about Dr. Simpson here.
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