Despite earning 44% of the doctorates in agricultural sciences, women hold just 23% of the tenure-track faculty positions at U.S. land-grant institutions, according to a new study led by a research team at the University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (IFAS).
Although the new figure is nearly double the 12% reported in 2005, females hold very few administrative positions in agricultural academia, the study found. They also hold fewer significant roles on the
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