Acknowledgments and citation


The Survey of Earned Doctorates (SED) is conducted and sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation (NSF) and co-sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Education (ED), and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). These federal agencies gratefully acknowledge the support and assistance of graduate deans and their staff, registrars, dissertation officers, and other administrators who participate in the SED effort and contribute to its success. Appreciation is also extended to the new research doctorate recipients who completed the 2022 survey.

NCSES’s Jaquelina Falkenheim and Lulu Kam authored and oversaw preparation of this summary report, and Kelly Kang (NCSES) oversaw the preparation of all detailed data tables and technical notes, under the leadership of Emilda B. Rivers, NCSES Director; Christina Freyman, NCSES Deputy Director; and John Finamore, NCSES Chief Statistician. Wan-Ying Chang (NCSES) advised on statistical issues and Darius Singpurwalla on disclosure matters. Other NCSES staff who contributed to this report include Elizabeth Grieco, Gigi Jones, and Flora Lan. Jock Black (NCSES) reviewed this report.

Under NCSES contract, staff at RTI International conducted the 2022 survey and played a valuable role in the resulting publications. The following staff provided especially notable contributions: Caren Arbeit, Peter Einaudi, Jamie Friedman, August Gering, Jonathan Gordon, Jane Griffin, Robin Henke, Ruth Heuer, Saki Kinney, Susan Rotermund, Zach Smith, and Robert Steele.

Suggested citation

National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics. 2023. Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2022. NSF 24-300. Alexandria, VA: National Science Foundation. Available at