Different Trajectories : A Longitudinal Study of Organizational and Departmental Factors Leading To Gender and Race Differences in STEM Faculty Advancement, Pay and Persistence

Principal Investigators at the Center for Research on Gender in the Professions are conducting a longitudinal study about how disadvantages for women, minorities, and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) faculty in STEM fields accrue over time.They analyze how individual, departmental, and disciplinary factors translate into inequalities in salaries, advancement, productivity, and sense of conflict between work and family.The research question is how gender and racial inequality is created, reproduced, and redressed at UC.

View the statistics on the status of women and men in science and engineering professions.