Portrait of Otelia Cromwell
Otelia Cromwell: First African-American Woman to Receive a Yale PhD
The Yale Women Faculty Forum (WFF) commissioned a painted portrait to honor Otelia Cromwell, the first African-American woman to receive a PhD from Yale University (1926) after welcoming submissions in the spring of 2017. The portrait will be unveiled in 2018. To view images of Cromwell and learn more about her, see links below.