Joseph James Dennis was the eleventh African American to be awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics. He served as the chair of the department of mathematics at Clark College from 1930 to 1974. From 1971 to 1977 he was Fuller E Calloway Chair of Mathematics at Albany State College.
Born 11 April 1905, Gainsville, Florida, USA. Died 12 May 1977, Switzerland.
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