Cultivating African American Undergraduate and Graduate STEM Career Choice and Aspirations Welcome to the CIRTL Network’s CIRTLCast • Session begins at 12pm ET/11am CT/10amMT/9AM PT • When you join the room please run the Audio Setup • Wizard: Tools Menu->Audio->Audio Setup Wizard • While we wait for the session to begin, please feel free to • test your microphone and webcam • If you are experiencing problems and/or have questions, • please type into the chat window Dr. LaVar J. Charleston, Assistant Director and Senior Research Associate Wisconsin's Equity and Inclusion Laboratory
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Cultivating African American Undergraduate and Graduate STEM Career Choice and Aspirations • Dr. LaVar J. Charleston, • Assistant Director and Senior Research Associate Wisconsin's Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB)
African Americans in Computing Scienceswithin the Academy • 56 Black/African American computer science tenure-track faculty members at PhD-granting institutions (CRA, 2012) • 12 (or 0.6%) Full Professors • 21 (or 1.4%) Associate Professors • 23 ( or 3.0%) Assistant Professors • This compares to approximately 3.4%, 5.4% and 6.4% of all Black/African American Full, Associate and Assistant professors, respectively, across all degree-granting institutions in the U.S, including HBCUs • 172 Black/African American PhD students currently enrolled in computer science PhD programs • 1.6% of total PhD students in CS programs • 3:1 Disparity forBlack/African American PhD student to faculty, • vs 1:1 for White PhD Students and faculty
CRA Taulbee Survey (2012) Black/African American Tenure-Track Faculty Members
CRA Taulbee Survey (2012) Black/African American PhD Students
CRA Taulbee Survey (2012) PhD Students : Faculty Members 1 1 3 1
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