Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy

ASTRO2010 State of the Profession Position Papers

The CSMA authored two papers on the state of the profession to the ASTRO2010 Decadal Survey.

  • Executive Summary: Provides the statement of the problem of minority participation in the field, and outlines the content of the two papers.
    • Paper IIncreasing the Number of Underrepresented Minorities in Astronomy at the Undergraduate, Graduate, and Postdoctoral Levels.
    • Paper IIIncreasing the Number of Underrepresented Minorities Through K-12 Education and Public Outreach.