Hannah Halusker

Hannah Halusker is a writer in the College of Science.

Articles by Hannah Halusker

Bridging the Gap

The United States is now more racially and ethnically diverse than it has ever been, but that diversity is not yet reflected in the sciences. In 2017, traditionally underrepresented minorities โ€” African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders โ€” accounted for nearly a third of the U.S. population, yet only about 17 percent were employed as scientists and engineers in the country. Several years ago, Meredith Morris, an associate professor of genetics and biochemistry who teaches molecular biochemistry at Clemson, began to notice that racial and ethnic gap reflected in her classes.