The Statistical Research Center collects, analyzes and disseminates data on education and employment in physics and related fields. We are your source for reliable data on:
- Enrollments and degrees at all levels of education in physics, astronomy and related fields from high school through the PhD.
- Demographic profiles of physics faculty in high schools, 2-year colleges, 4-year colleges, and universities.
- Common careers of physicists and astronomers with bachelor's degrees, master's degrees or PhDs.
- Workforce dynamics including unemployment, underemployment, staff turnover, retirement and the number of positions available.
- Issues that cut across education and employment such as the representation of women and minorities in physics and related fields.
We also contract with professional societies to carry out surveys on topics of particular concern to their organizations, including:
- Profiles of professional society membership.
- Studies of the benefits of society membership.
- Salaries and employment prospects in specific fields.
Senior staff and their areas of expertise
Rachel Ivie, Director, rivie [at] aip.org or 301-209-3081
Susan White, Research Manager, swhite [at] aip.org or 301-209-3056
Patrick Mulvey, Lead Research Associate, pmulvey [at] aip.org or 301-209-3076
Laura Merner, Principal Research Associate, lmerner [at] aip.org or 301-209-3066
Judith Mulvey, Statistics Project Coordinator, jmulvey [at] aip.org or 201-209-3070
External Advisory Committee
2015 Committee Members
Carlos López-Mariscal, Committee Chair, Naval Research Laboratory, DC
Fran Bagenal, University of Colorado, CO
Osman Basaran, Purdue University, IN
James Maxwell, American Mathematical Society, RI
Marie Plumb, Representing the community college community, NY
Willie Rockward, Morehouse College, GA
Vashti Sawtelle, Michigan State University, MI
Aaron Schuetz, Yorktown High School, VA
Russ Tarver, Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, TX