Community College as a Pathway to Chicana Doctorate Production
Daniel G. Solórzano, Martha A. Rivas, and Veronica N. Velez
Latino Policy and Issues Brief, Number 11
June 2005

While only 10 percent of overall U.S. doctorates attended a community college, almost 25 percent of Chicana/o doctorates did. Since Chicanas and Chicanos are the most underrepresented population within U.S. doctorate production, community colleges can play an important role in increasing Chicana/o doctorates.

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