/ Why Do Women Leave Philosophy? Surveying Students at the Introductory Level
1. Project was conceived by TA and MT; survey was written and data collected by MT, TA, and EN; statistical analyses were conducted and described by SS; paper was written by MT and EN. 2. Data compiled by Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and accessed via WebCASPAR (https://webcaspar.nsf.gov/) using the 2013 NCEJ data set. 3. There is no systematic data on the gender proportion of graduate school applicants or of first-year graduate students in philosophy. The number of faculty includes both full-time and part-time instructors. Women make up only 17% of full-time faculty in philosophy departments (Norlock, 2012). The proportion of female graduate students in philosophy is lower than all fields except for music theory and composition, physics, and engineering and roughly equal to mathematics and religious studies (Healy, 2011). thompson, adleberg, sims, and nahmias Why Do Women Leave Philosophy?
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