THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Dr. Phyllis A. Wallace
First African American Woman to Earn a Ph.D. from Yale University
Scholar. Activist. Author. Professor. Labor Economist. Statistician. National Bureau of Economic Research. Chief of Technical Studies at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) Office of Research. Anti-discrimination in the Workplace Advocate.
Photo 1. Dr. Phyllis A. Wallace. Photo 2. Dr. Wallace holding her book, Equal Employment Opportunity and the AT&T Case in 1976.