Skip to content

Lewis Baxter Moore

February 8, 2010

Born in Huntsville, Alabama Lewis Baxter Moore (1866-1928) earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree at Fisk University. In 1896 he became the first African-American to earn a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania, with a dissertation on “The Stage in Sophocles.” He taught Latin, pedagogy, psychology, philosophy and education at Howard University, until 1899, then he joined the university’s administration as the Dean of  Howard’s Teachers’ College.

S. Albergottie-Amoah
CGS’11

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: