TITLE

Maria Klawe

AUTHOR(S)
Hagan, Molly
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Current Biography;Jun2013, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of Maria Klawe, a computer scientist and president of the Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, is presented. She was born in Toronto, Ontario in the year 1951. She earned her graduation degree from the Strathcona High School in Canada as valedictorian of her class in the year 1968. Klawe's mother Kathleen Klawe was an Irish-born professor of economics at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
ACCESSION #
88094199

 

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