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Professor Emerita Joyce Lebra Made History as First American Woman to Earn Japanese History PhD

April 20, 2017

Joyce Lebra became the first American woman to earn a PhD in Japanese history in 1958. Lebra completed a residency with Fulbright in Japan from 1955-1957. She joined the CU community as the university's first female history professor in 1961, and taught Japanese and Indian history for 29 years. Lebra... Read more »