Evelyn E. Thornton

Born:

place:

Texas Southern University

University of Houston
1973

thesis: - ; advisor: David Bourgin

area of degree: Algebraic Topology

chair of the mathematics department at Prairie View A&M University

URL: **http://www.pvamu.edu/math/Thornton.htm**

email: Evelyn Thornton@pvamu.edu

Evelyn Thornton earned her undergraduate degree in Mathematics from . She was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Houston.

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