Most Recent Information (from report by Sharon Crasnow at APA Status of Women session, Central Division APA, April 2007, Chicago
Older Information (from Sally Haslanger, 27 Jun 1997)
The numbers are from the Digest of Education Statistics 1996.
Percentage distribution of full-time and part-time instructional faculty and staff in institutions of higher education by program area, race/ethnicity, and sex: FALL 1992
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Women: data not available or not applicable
Doctor's degrees conferred by institutions of higher education by sex of
student and field of study (Philosophy):
Here are some additional points about women in philosophy in Canada.
To add to the burgeoning pile of inconclusive data regarding the number of women in philosophy, I note that the Canadian Government's grant scheme for women pursuing doctorates in fields in which women are underrepresented includes philosophy as an eligible discipline. Most of the other eligible fields are hard sciences or business related. The list of eligible fields is: Engineering and applied sciences: Engineering (all fields), Aerospace Sciences, Architecture, Forestry. Agriculture and biological sciences: Agriculture, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Botany, Microbiology, Veterinary Sciences, Zoology. Mathematics and physical sciences: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geology and Related Fields, Mathematics, Metallurgy, Materials Science, Meteorology, Oceanography and Water Studies, Physics, Resource Management. Arts, social sciences and related fields: Business Administration, Commerce, Management, Administrative Studies Economics, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies Theological Studies. Other: Dental Specialties, Physical Education, Law and Jurisprudence. See: http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/student_loans/entext/y232073.html#400 Nicole >_________________________________ >Nicole M. Wyatt >Dept. of Philosophy >University of Canterbury >Private Bag 4800 >Christchurch, NZ > >firstname.lastname@example.org >Ph: 364-2987 x8391 >Fax: 364-2889 >Hm: 358-7460 >http://www.phil.canterbury.ac.nz
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