Program Details

California State University, Fresno

Updated: September 15, 2018

Total number of tenure-track or tenured faculty

11

Number of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions

1

[Calculated] Percentage of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions

9%

Total number of graduate students

15

Number of women graduate students

4

[Calculated] Percentage of women graduate students

27%

Total number of post doctoral associates

1

Number of women post doctoral associates

0

[Calculated] Percentage of women post doctoral associates

0%

Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.

There is no family leave policy for graduate students.

Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?

There is no family health insurance for graduate students.

Do you have a Woman in Physics Group? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.

No

Do you have a Physics Graduate Student Association? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.

No

What other relevant student groups are there in your institution?

We have a Society of Physics Students chapter.

Has your institution ever hosted a Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics? If yes, which year?

No

Has your institution ever hosted an APS Climate Site Visit for Women and Minorities in Physics?

No

Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

We are a small but active department with research in condensed matter physics, high energy physics (theory and experimental), medical physics, computational physics, astronomy/astrophysics/cosmology, and physics outreach. The cost of living here relatively cheap.

Please include the name of faculty or staff member and an email they can be reached at for further questions.

dougs@mail.fresnostate.edu

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