Faculty Demographics Over Time

Harvard Faculty Demographics over Time

Notes

URM = Underrepresented Minority

  1. Ladder faculty counts are as of 9/1 of each academic year and may vary from those published by individual Schools due to differences in when data are pulled.
  2. Tenured faculty include the ranks of tenured Professor, tenured Professor in Practice (in the Graduate School of Design), and Professor in Residence.
  3. Tenure-track faculty include the ranks of Convertible Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor in Practice, and Associate Professor in Practice.
  4. Clinical and hospital-affiliated faculty in the Medical and Dental Schools are listed in our full annual report.

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Data Tables

Tenured White Women Asian Men Asian Women URM Men URM Women Total Women Total Minorities Total Women and/or Minorities
2004 17% (145) 5%(41) 1% (9) 4% (36) 1% (7) 19% (161) 11% (93) 27% (238)
2005 17% (148) 5% (41) 1% (9) 4% (34) 1% (7) 18% (164) 11% (95) 27% (243)
2006 17% (155) 6% (51) 1% (10) 4% (33) 1% (8) 19% (173) 11% (102) 28% (257)
2007 17% (162) 6% (55) 1% (12) 4% (40) 1% (9) 19% (183) 12% (116) 29% (278)
2008 18% (174) 6% (60) 1% (14) 4% (41) 1% (9) 20% (197) 13% (124) 31% (298)
2009 18% (173) 7% (64) 2% (15) 4% (42) 1% (9) 20% (197) 13% (130) 31% (303)
2010 18% (178) 7% (66) 2% (16) 4% (44) 1% (14) 21% (208) 14% (140) 32% (318)
2011 19% (187) 7% (68) 2% (18) 4% (43) 2% (16) 22% (221) 14% (145) 33% (332)
2012 19% (188) 7% (68) 2% (20) 4% (43) 2% (18) 22% (226) 15% (152) 33% (340)
2013 19% (199) 7% (76) 2% (25) 4% (45) 2% (21) 24% (245) 16% (167) 35% (366)
2014 20% (206) 7% (78) 3% (27) 5% (50) 2% (21) 24% (254) 17% (176) 37% (382)
2015 20% (207) 8% (80) 3% (27) 5% (50) 2% (24) 24% (258) 17% (181) 37% (388)
2016 20% (217) 8% (83) 3% (30) 5% (55) 2% (26) 26% (273) 18% (194) 39% (411)
2017 20% (222) 8% (89) 3% (31) 5% (56) 3% (28) 26% (281) 19% (204) 39% (426)
2018 21% (227) 9% (93) 3% (31) 5% (56) 3% (32) 27% (290) 19% (212) 40% (439)
2019 21% (229) 9% (94) 3% (32) 5% (54) 3% (33) 27% (294) 20% (213) 41% (442)
2020 21% (223) 9% (97) 3% (33) 5% (52) 3% (32) 27% (288) 20% (214) 41% (437)
2021 21% (227) 9% (96) 3% (34) 5% (53) 3% (33) 28% (294) 20% (216) 42% (443)

 

 

Tenure-Track White Women Asian Men Asian Women URM Men URM Women Total Women Total Minorities Total Women and/or Minorities
2004 26% (128) 11% (55) 6% (29) 5% (23) 4% (18) 35% (175) 25% (125) 50% (253)
2005 25% (164) 11% (55) 6% (28) 5% (25) 4% (20) 35% (172) 26% (128) 51% (252)
2006 24% (117) 10% (48) 7% (32) 5% (25) 4% (22) 35% (171) 26% (127) 50% (244)
2007 24% (116) 10% (48) 7% (35) 6% (27) 5% (22) 36% (173) 27% (132) 51% (248
2008 25% (120) 10% (47) 7% (34) 6% (27) 5% (25) 37% (179) 27% (133) 52% (253)
2009 25% (126) 9% (45) 7% (36) 6% (29) 5% (25) 38% (187) 27% (135) 53% (261)
2010 25% (121) 10% (46) 8% (36) 5% (24) 4% (19) 37% (176) 26% (125) 51% (246)
2011 25% (117) 11% (50) 7% (33) 5% (25) 4% (20) 37% (170) 28% (128) 53% (245)
2012 25% (115) 11% (52) 7% (33) 6% (27) 4% (20) 37% (168) 29% (132) 54% (247)
2013 25% (104) 12% (51) 7% (29) 6% (27) 4% (18) 36% (151) 30% (125) 54% (229)
2014 25% (103) 13% (54) 7% (28) 6% (26) 5% (20) 37% (151) 32% (128) 57% (231)
2015 26% (104) 13% (52) 8% (31) 6% (25) 5% (21) 39% (156) 32% (129) 58% (233)
2016 25% (106) 13% (53) 7% (30) 6% (24) 5% (22) 39% (158) 32% (129) 58% (235)
2017 26% (103) 12% (48) 8% (32) 6% (25) 5% (20) 40% (155) 32% (125) 58% (228)
2018 27% (104) 12% (46) 9% (34) 7% (26) 5% (19) 39% (158) 32% (129) 58% (229)
2019 26% (103) 12% (48) 10% (38) 9% (34) 4% (17) 40% (158) 35% (137) 61% (240)
2020 27% (110) 12% (49) 10% (40) 8% (34) 5% (21) 42% (171) 36% (144) 63% (254)
2021 27% (109) 13% (54) 11% (43) 9% (36) 4% (17) 42% (169) 37% (150) 64% (259)

 

 

All Ladder Faculty White Women Asian Men Asian Women URM Men URM Women Total Women Total Minorities Total Women and/or Minorities
2004 20% (273) 7% (96) 3% (38) 4% (59) 2% (25) 25% (336) 16% (218) 36% (491)
2005 20% (272) 7% (100) 3% (37) 4% (59) 2% (27) 24% (336) 16% (223) 36% (495)
2006 19% (272) 7% (99) 3% (42) 4% (58) 2% (30) 25% (344) 16% (229) 36% (501)
2007 19% (278) 7% (103) 3% (47) 5% (67) 2% (31) 25% (356) 17% (248) 37% (526)
2008 20% (294) 7% (107) 3% (48) 5% (68) 2% (34) 26% (376) 18% (257) 38% (551)
2009 20% (299) 7% (109) 3% (51) 5% (71) 2% (34) 26% (384) 18% (265) 38% (564)
2010 20% (299) 8% (112) 4% (52) 5% (68) 2% (33) 26% (384) 18% (265) 38% (564)
2011 21% (304) 8% (118) 3% (51) 5% (68) 2% (36) 27% (391) 19% (273) 39% (577)
2012 21% (303) 8% (123) 4% (53) 5% (70) 3% (38) 27% (394) 19% (284) 40% (587)
2013 21% (303) 9% (127) 4% (54) 5% (72) 3% (39) 27% (396) 20% (292) 41% (595)
2014 21% (309) 9% (132) 4% (55) 5% (76) 3% (41) 28% (405) 21% (304) 42% (613)
2015 21% (311) 9% (132) 4% (58) 5% (75) 3% (45) 28% (414) 21% (310) 43% (621)
2016 22% (323) 9% (136) 4% (60) 5% (79) 3% (48) 29% (431) 22% (323) 44% (668)
2017 22% (325) 9% (137) 4% (63) 5% (81) 3% (48) 30% (436) 22% (329) 44% (654)
2018 22% (331) 9% (139) 4% (65) 6% (82) 3% (51) 30% (447) 23% (337) 45% (668)
2019 22% (332) 10% (142) 5% (70) 6% (88) 3% (50) 30% (452) 24% (350) 46% (682)
2020 23% (333) 10% (146) 5% (73) 6% (86) 4% (53) 31% (459) 24% (358) 47% (691)
2021 23% (336) 10% (150) 5% (77) 6% (89) 3% (50) 32% (463) 25% (366) 48% (702)