Person: Mishoe, Luna Isaac


Luna Isaac Mishoe was one of the first twenty African American to be awarded a Ph.D. in mathematics. He taught mathematics and physics at Morgan State College in Baltimore, did postdoctoral research at Oxford University in England and from 1960 served as president of Delaware State College.

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Born 5 January 1917, Bucksport, South Carolina, USA. Died 16 January 1989, Dover, Delaware, USA.

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  1. O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive