#1137433 Overall Influence

John W. E. Bowen Sr.

American academic


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From Wikipedia

John Wesley Edward Bowen was born into American slavery and became a Methodist clergyman, denominational official, college and university educator and one of the first African Americans to earn a Ph.D. degree in the United States. He is credited as the first African American to receive the Ph.D. degree from Boston University, which was granted in 1887.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

Dillard University

Private college in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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#93114 World Rank