An independent school in Middletown, DE for students in Preschool through Grade 8

Marguerite Williams Wonderland

Born in 1895, Dr. Williams was the first African American (male or female) to earn a Ph.D. in geology.   She earned her doctorate in geology from Catholic University in 1942 and her dissertation titled “The Study of the History of Erosion in the Anacostia Drainage Basin” examined a local geological feature.