The Mae Belle Williamson Simmons Diversity Fellowships honor the legacy of a trailblazing Providence native whose lasting impact on the field of child psychology belied a life and career that were cut short.
After a collaborative research effort led in large part by recent Ph.D. graduate N’Kosi Oates, the 研究生院 at 网上买球十大正规平台 has renamed its diversity fellowships in honor of Mae Belle Williamson Simmons, 她获得了博士学位.D. in psychology from 棕色（的） in 1962 — the earliest known Black woman to earn her doctoral degree from the University. 艾丽西亚·莫斯利·奥斯汀, associate dean of diversity and inclusion at the 研究生院, said the renaming will bring the late Williamson Simmons into the annals of University history, highlight her impact and bring further visibility to the diversity fellowships program, 成立于2017年. 阅读更多.