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Computer Science Faculty Diversity During the Past Decade
December 2008 (vol. 41 no. 12)
pp. 104-107
Jerlando F.L. Jackson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Elizabeth M. O'Callaghan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
A study examining data from 1993 through 2004 indicates that people of color and women are slowly assuming a larger percentage of faculty positions within the computer sciences.

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Index Terms:
broadening participation in computing, computing profession
Citation:
Jerlando F.L. Jackson, Elizabeth M. O'Callaghan, "Computer Science Faculty Diversity During the Past Decade," Computer, vol. 41, no. 12, pp. 104-107, Dec. 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.521
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