African Americans & Hispanics among Physics & Astronomy Faculty

Results from the 2008 Survey of Physics & Astronomy Degree-Granting Departments
February 2010
Rachel Ivie, Arnell Ephraim & Susan White

African Americans & Hispanics among Physics & Astronomy Faculty

While African Americans and Hispanic Americans continue to be under-represented among physics faculty members, both the number of African American and Hispanic faculty members and their proportion among all physics faculty have grown steadily since 2000.  In this report, we provide data on the number of departments with African American and Hispanic faculty members.  This is the third in a series of findings from the Academic Workforce Survey of 2008.

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