Bettye Washington Greene

Pronouns
she/her/hers
Title
Polymer Chemist
Degrees

BS in Chemistry, Tuskegee Institute

PhD in Physical Chemistry, Wayne State University

Bio/Description

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Bettye was a polymer chemist thought to be the first Black female chemist to be employed at Dow Chemical Company. Bettye was a promoted to the rank of Senior Research Specialist with a specialization in Latex products.

Active Research Era: 20th century

Date of Death: 1995

Related Princeton Course(s):

MSE 301, CBE 415, MAE 324, MSE 324


“Dr. Bettye Washington Greene (1935-1995).” Science History Institute Digital Collections, https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/t722h939f.