Cross-National, Institutional, and Racial-Ethnic Variation in STEM Higher Education

Drawing on U.S. and international data sources, this research examines STEM higher education with a focus on the intersections between students’ identities and the changing demographics of their institutional and national contexts.

Project Publications

Schneider, B., Milesi, C., Perez-Felkner, L., Brown, K., & Gutin, I. (2015). Does the gender gap in STEM majors vary by field and institutional selectivity? Teachers College Record.

Perez-Felkner, L. C., Nix, S., & Magalhaes, M. (presented 2015). Rural poverty and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) gender segregation in Cambodia. Paper presented at Annual Meeting, Association for the Study of Higher Education, Denver, CO.

Perez-Felkner, L. C., Thomas, K., Nix, S., & Hopkins, J. (presented 2014). Are two-year colleges the key to expanding the scientific labor force? Unpacking gender and racial-ethnic gaps in undergraduate STEM degrees. Paper presented at Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, DC.

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