Science and Engineering Degrees, by Race/Ethnicity of Recipients: 1989-96

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National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Science and Engineering Degrees, by Race/Ethnicity of Recipients, 1989-96, NSF 99-332, Author, Susan T. Hill (Arlington, VA 1999).

March 1999

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The preparation of Science and Engineering Degrees, by Race/Ethnicity of Recipients: 1989--96, was overseen by Susan T. Hill, Director, Doctorate Data Project, Science and Engineering Education and Human Resources Surveys (HRS), National Science Foundation (NSF), under the overall direction of Mary J. Golladay, Program Director, HRS, and Jeanne E. Griffith, Director, Division of Science Resources Studies (SRS), NSF. Anne Houghton, Julia Harriston, and Tanya Gore provided copyediting and processing for this report. Quantum Research Corp. (QRC) of Bethesda, MD, prepared the tables and report copy for printing under NSF contract number SRS-97-32130. QRC staff members who worked on this project were Heidi L. Clark, Teresa L. Grimes, George J. Nozicka, Elizabeth H. Peto, Virginia Sixeas, and George Wright. Laurie Leonard and Jerrilyn Heller of EDO Technology Services and Analysis provided composition services for this report.


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