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The Remarkable Career of Shirley Ann Jackson

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson

December 21, 2017

The Remarkable Career of Shirley Ann Jackson

MIT Technology Review profiles Rensselaer president

Rensselaer President Shirley Ann Jackson is profiled in the MIT Technology Review article “The Remarkable Career of Shirley Ann Jackson,” published Dec. 19, 2017.

 

“Shirley Ann Jackson worked to help bring about more diversity at MIT, where she was the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate,” wrote author Amanda Schaffer. “She then applied her mix of vision and pragmatism in the lab, in Washington, and at the helm of a major research university.”

Read the article here: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/609692/the-remarkable-career-of-shirley-ann-jackson/