Dr. Angie Turner King

Dr. Angie Turner King, PhD

Angie King was an African American chemist, mathematician, and educator. She was an associate professor at West Virginia State College. During this time, she made sure to educate her students on the true meaning of “working in a laboratory” and used her position as a professor to improve the quality of student scientific research. She also taught chemistry to soldiers in the West Virginia State’s Army Specialized Training Program. In the 1970s, she made a presentation called “The Status of Women in East Africa” to highlight women who were working at this time. She continued using her knowledge to help and educate others, and after her retirement she received an honorary Doctor of Laws Degree.

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