The Five Black Women PhDs of Theoretical High Energy Physics

Indeed, there have only been five Black* women PhDs in theoretical high energy/nuclear/quantum gravity physics. I was the last one back in 2010. Below you will find links to our dissertations. But first a discussion of why sharing these dissertations matters.
It can be hard to enjoy physics when one is constantly being bombarded by the noise of an outside world that was explicitly designed to lock people like you out of what constitutes “success” in this society.

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