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Why we do it

Engineering faculty members help discover, promote, and disseminate advancements in technology. From 2007 – 2016, The percentages of women and Asian engineering faculty have steadily increased. However, the percentage of Black engineering faculty has decreased from 2.5% to 2.3% and the percentage of Hispanic engineering faculty has fluctuated between 3.4% and 3.9%. Many potential faculty members are dissuaded from entering academia because of race, gender, and other identity-based biases.

Why we do it

Engineering faculty members help discover, promote, and disseminate advancements in technology. However, many potential faculty members are dissuaded from entering academia because of racial, gender, and other identity-based biases.

Why we do it

Engineering faculty members help discover, promote, and disseminate advancements in technology. However, many potential faculty members are dissuaded from entering academia because of racial, gender, and other identity-based biases.

Current  Projects

  • Explorations into the Stagnant Number of African American Engineering Faculty.
  • Coaching Black Ph.D. Engineering and Computing Students Toward the Professoriate.
  • Why We Persist: An Intersectional Approach to Characterizing and Examining the Experiences of Women of Color Tenure-Track Faculty in Engineering.
  • CAREER: The Impact of Racialized Experiences on the Career Trajectories of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Underrepresented STEM Students of Color.

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This work was supported by grant funding from the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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