Velma Bourgeois Richmond

Title:  Professor Emeritus

Company:  Holy Names College

Location:  Oakland, CA United States 


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2009)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2007)
  • Recipient, Implementation Grant, Holy Names College, California National Endowment of the Humanities (1981-1984)
  • Recipient, Fulbright Scholarship, Oxford University (1955-1957)
  • Recipient, Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies (1976)


  • Doctor of Humane Letters, Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
  • PhD, University of North Carolina
  • BLitt, Oxford University
  • MA, Louisiana State University
  • BA, Louisiana State University, Magna Cum Laude

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