Educator Otha Richard Sullivan
was born December 28, 1941, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He was
educated at the University of Kansas, where he earned a bachelors
degree in 1965, and Wayne State University, where he received a
masters in 1969 and a doctorate in education in 1973. Since
then, he has worked as a teacher, counselor, and professor at schools
and institutions in Detroit, Washington, D.C., and Mississippi.
It was as a middle school science teacher that the seeds for his
first book, African-American Inventors (1998) were sown:
when he asked his students to name two black inventors, most could
not. He has since followed up his first book with a second, African-American
Women Scientists and Inventors (2001).
posted April 2003)
- African American Inventors. New York: John Wiley &
- African American Women Scientists and Inventors. New
York: John Wiley & Sons, 2001.
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