Ido Jamar, class of 1969

Ido Jamar, née Judith Fitzhugh, was born and raised in Washington, DC. She primarily attended public schools and graduated from Coolidge High School in 1965. She went on to attend Brown University where she became the face of the 1968 student walkout -  a civil rights protest against Brown University’s lack of commitment to students of color. She graduated with her AB in Applied Math in 1969. After graduation, Jamar taught math at the Urban Education Center in Providence, Rhode Island, for three years before returning to Brown to work on a Ph. D. in Cognitive Psychology. She then was in Math Ed Departments in Universities in the U.S. and Nigeria. She is married and has one daughter.