Lauran Kerr-Heraly, PhD


Lauran Kerr-Heraly is professor of history and Innovation Fellow at Houston Community College. She earned her B.A. and M.A. at Sam Houston State University. She earned her Ph.D. in History and Women’s Studies at the University of Houston. Her research focuses on Black women medical doctors. She is the winner of the Texas State Historical Association’s Randolph B. “Mike” Campbell and Houston Community College’s Teaching Excellence Award. For more information on Kerr-Heraly and her research, including a timeline of Dr. Edith Irby Jones's life, see

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Jones, Edith Mae Irby Author



Houston Community College
Alief-Hayes Campus

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