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Academic Institutions of Minority Faculty with Science, Engineering, and Health Doctorates


“Science, engineering, and health (SEH) doctorates awarded by U.S. institutions to minorities (Asians, blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians/Alaska Natives) have been increasing in number and as a percentage over the past two decades. Nevertheless, both minority doctorate numbers and minority faculty numbers remain low, especially in the leading research institutions…

This InfoBrief examines the characteristics of minority faculty with SEH doctorates, the types of schools from which they earn their doctorates, the types of schools in which they teach, and how they compare with nonminority faculty."