Inez prosser

born in yoakun, texas december 30, 1895, died in 1934

Family

Oldest daughter of elven children

Father:Samuel Andrew

Mother:Veola (hamilton) Beverly




Background and Education of Inez

Valedictorian of her class in both high school and college.


In 1912 she graduated from yoakum colored high school


At the time of her youth, there were few educational opportunities for African-Americans


She was a critical voice for the african-american community at the time where woman academics were scarce.


Focused on educational psychology and the effects of racism


Contribution to Psychology

first african-american woman to receive a ph.d in psychology in the united states


She created the non-academic development of negro children in mixed or segregated schools


Teacher, administrator, eduacational psychologist, and academic leader

Died due to an automobile accident near schreveport, louisiana