Patricia Heisser Metoyer (Psychology; Interdisciplinary Studies) will be inducted into the University of California "Golden Anteater Society" on March 1, 2024. She graduated with a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of California Irvine over 50+ years ago and specialized in neuroscience and disease of the brain. She also was awarded an American Psychological Association Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute. The first African American woman with research grant on Noam Chomsky's theory of language acquisition. She was funded by The United States Department of Navy for her research.