Faustine C. Jones-Wilson, EdD

Faustine Jones-Wilson

Title: Professor Emerita
Company: Howard University
Location: Columbia, Maryland, United States

Faustine C. Jones-Wilson, EdD, Professor Emerita at Howard University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education.

With nearly 40 years of professional experience, Dr. Jones-Wilson is a celebrated and accomplished educator who retired from teaching as a professor of education at Howard University in 1993, when she reached emerita status. Originally delving into the position in 1969, she also served as the acting dean of the School of Education at the university from 1991 to 1992. Prior to these illustrious roles, she served Federal City College, where she held the role of associate professor of adult education from 1970 to 1971, as well as the University of Illinois, where she was an assistant professor in the College of Education from 1967 to 1969. She commenced her career as a teacher and school librarian at Gary Community School Corporation from 1955 to 1962 and from 1964 to 1967.

To prepare for her illustrious career, Dr. Jones-Wilson pursued formal education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1948. She subsequently attended the University of Illinois, receiving a Master of Arts in 1951. After obtaining some hands-on experience in her field, she obtained a Doctor of Education from the University of Illinois in 1967. Dr. Jones-Wilson was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in 2003.

As a testament to her professional success, Dr. Jones-Wilson has accrued several accolades throughout her career, including the Frederick Douglass Award from the National Association of Black Journalists in 1979 and the Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award from Howard University in 1985. In addition, she was the recipient of the Exemplary Leadership Award from the American Association for Higher Education in 1988, the Gertrude E. Rush Award from the National Bar Association in 1990, and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of Education at the University of Illinois in 1997, among other prominent titles. Notably, she has been featured in several editions of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in American Education, and Who’s Who Among Human Service Professionals.

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