Rosalyn Marian Terborg-Penn

education_research_historyTitle:  Consultant and Retired Historian/Professor

Company:  Morgan State University

Location:  Columbia, MD


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2016)
  • Fellow, Ford Foundation (1980-1981)
  • Fellow, Smithsonian Institution (1982,1994-1995)
  • Howard University Graduate Fellow in History (1973-1974)
  • Recipient, Rayford W. Logan Graduate Essay Award, Howard University (1973)
  • Recipient, Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Prize for Best Article (1988)
  • Recipient, Anna Julia Cooper Award for Distinguished Scholarship, Sage Women’s Educational Press (1993)
  • Recipient, Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prize (1998)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Black Marylander in Education Award, Towson University (2003)
  • Recipient, Carter G. Woodson Scholars Medallion Award, Association for the Study of African American Life and History (2008)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Woman Award, Morgan State University (2008)
  • Recipient, John Blassingame Prize, Southern Historical Association (2010)
  • Recipient, African American History Award, Michigan State University
  • Honorary Pioneer, African American Women’s History (2015)


  • Ph.D. in Afro-American History, Howard University
  • Master of Arts in History, George Washington University
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Queens College, City University of New York


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