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Ruth J. Simmons

AKA Ruth Jean Stubblefield

Born: 3-Jul-1945
Birthplace: Grapeland, TX

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President, Brown University

Father: Isaac Stubblefield
Mother: Fannie
Husband: Norbert Simmons (m. 1968, div. 1989, one son, one daughter)
Son: Khari
Daughter: Maya

    University: BA, Dillard University (1967)
    University: AM, Princeton University (1970)
    University: PhD Romance Literature, Harvard University (1973)
    Professor: Romance Languages, Princeton University (1983-90)
    Administrator: Provost, Spelman College (1990-91)
    Administrator: Vice Provost, Princeston University (1992-95)
    Administrator: President, Smith College (1995-2001)
    Administrator: President, Brown University (2001-)

    President's Commission on White House Fellowships
    Member of the Board of Goldman Sachs (2000-10)
    Member of the Board of Pfizer (1997-2007)
    Member of the Board of Texas Instruments (1999-)
    Alliance for Lupus Research Board
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Philosophical Society
    Carnegie Corporation Trustee
    Carol Moseley Braun for President
    Council on Foreign Relations
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    Science Debate 2008

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