The American Institute of Physics has commissioned a Task Force to Elevate the representation of African Americans in Undergraduate Physics and Astronomy (TEAM-UP) to investigate the persistent underrepresentation of African Americans in physics and astronomy, and develop recommendations toward increasing the number of African Americans students earning physics and astronomy bachelor’s degrees. The National Society of Black Physicists is assisting the American Institute of Physics with this investigation as a part of its ongoing mission to support efforts to increase opportunities for African Americans in physics.
The first step in TEAM-UP’s multi-pronged approach to this challenge is to survey African American undergraduates contemplating or completing a major in physics and related fields about their experiences as physics students. You can view the cover letters addressed to either current undergraduate students or people or organizations working with African American physics and astronomy undergraduate students by clicking on the appropriate links. To take the survey, simply click the button below labeled "Take the Survey".