February 20, 2010
Academia & Marriage Go Together Like a Horse & Carriage
2001 Married Single
American public 57% 43%
All faculty members 76% 24% (A)
American men 59% 41%
Male faculty members 82% 18% (B)
American women 55% 45%
Female faculty members 66% 34% (C)
(A) Unmarried living with partner(*): 5% (within Single category)
(B) Unmarried living with partner 4%
(C) Unmarried living with partner 7%
See the Faculty Lounge blog post here.
These marriage numbers for academics, however, will likely go through the roof if a dating service is implemented at law conferences… Read more about this (facetious) suggestion at the TaxProf Blog, accessible here.
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