Born: 2/3/1867 Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: 2/14/1923 Chicago, Illinois
Charles Henry Turner was an American research biologist, educator, zoologist, and comparative psychologist born in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1892, Turner became the first African American to receive a graduate degree at the University of Cincinnati.
Business / Schooling:
- University of Chicago, University of Cincinnati
Awards / Achievements:
- Turner was the first African American to receive a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Chicago, and the first person to discover that insects can hear and alter behavior based on previous experience.