African Americans & Hispanics among Physics & Astronomy Faculty

Results from the 2012 Survey of Physics & Astronomy Degree-Granting Departments
July 2014
Rachel Ivie, Garrett Anderson, and Susan White

African Americans & Hispanics among Physics & Astronomy FacultyAfter growing steadily between 2000 and 2008, we found little change in the representation of African Americans and Hispanics among physics faculty members in our 2012 Academic Workforce Survey. In addition to providing data on under-represented minorities (URMs) among physics and astronomy faculty members, we also provide data on women of color. There are fewer than 75 female physics and astronomy faculty members who are either African-American or Hispanic in the entire U.S.

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