Date of Award
Master of Science (MS)
STEM and Professional Studies
Ritz, John M.
To answer the research problem the following questions were considered: 1. What are some of the intellectual, social, economic and family background characteristics of African-American PhD s? 2. What factors influenced their decision to attain an advanced degree? 3. What factors do they identify as positive contributors to their educational and professional development?
Wade, Faye Brock, "A Study to Determine African-American PhDs' perspective on Factors Affecting Academic Achievement: Selected Case Studies" (1994). OTS Master's Level Projects & Papers. 368.