Undergraduate Institution: Howard University (HBCU)
Graduate Institution: Howard University (HBCU), University of Pennsylvania
Photo Credit: Drexel University
Dr. Gloria Twine Chisum is an experimental psychologist and expert in visual problems associated with the operation of high-performance aircraft. As a result of her work, she developed protective eyewear for pilots in extreme conditions. Dr. Chisum has served as a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a board member of the American Psychological Association and Optical Society of America. She is also the first Black woman to serve on the Board of Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.