Program Details

Alabama A&M University

Updated: September 12, 2019

Total number of tenure-track or tenured faculty

7

Number of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions

1

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

14%

Total number of graduate students

18

Number of women graduate students

10

[Calculated] Percentage of women graduate students

56%

Total number of post doctoral associates

0

Number of women post doctoral associates

0

[Calculated] Percentage of women post doctoral associates

N/A

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

A first-time leave of absence of one semester only will normally be granted upon request for students who qualify and will not require an application for readmission to the university

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

No.

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?

SPS (Society for Physics Students)

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.

1. Excellence in education and a scholarly environment in which inquiring and discriminating minds may be nourished.
2. Friendly staff and faculty and great campus on the hill.
3. A traditional HBCU producing the maximum number of African American graduates.
4. Integration of state-of-the-art technology into all aspects of University functions.

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

Dr. Padmaja Guggilla Professor and Interim Chair of Physics
padmaja.guggilla@aamu.edu

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