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Committee Members

Jacquelyn J. Chini, Chair (2019)
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd
Physics Dept
Orlando, FL United States 32816
jacquelyn.chini@ucf.edu

Brian A. Pyper, Vice Chair (2019)
Brigham Young University - Idaho
BYUI Dept of Physics
116 Romney Science Bldg
Rexburg, ID United States 83460-0520
Phone: (208) 496-7744; Fax: (208) 496-5925
pyperb@byui.edu

Jeremy J. Benson (2021)
Northern Illinois University
1425 W. Lincoln Hwy
De Kalb, IL United States 60115-2825
Phone: (815) 753-0533
JJBenson@niu.edu

Jacquelyn J. Chini (2019)
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Blvd
Physics Dept
Orlando, FL United States 32816
jacquelyn.chini@ucf.edu

Kristi D. Concannon (2021)
King's College
Dept of Chemistry and Physics
133 N River St
Wilkes Barre, PA United States 18711
Phone: (570) 208-5900 ext. 5390
kristiconcannon@kings.edu

Tatiana Erukhimova (2021)
Texas A&M University
Dept of Physics & Astronomy
4242 TAMU
College Station, TX United States 77843-4242
Phone: (979) 845-5644; Fax: (979) 845-2590
etanya@tamu.edu

Brian Holton (2020)
Mt. Olive HS
18 Corey Rd
Flanders, NJ United States 07836-9601
Phone: (732) 309-5515
brian@holtonsworld.com

Kenneth J. Lonnquist (2020)
Colorado State University
Physics Department
1875 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO United States 80523
Phone: (970) 491-2540
kennlonnquist@gmail.com

Beth A. Cunningham, Ex Officio
American Association of Physics Teachers
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD United States 20740-3845
Phone: (301) 209-3310; Fax: (301) 209-0845
bcunningham@aapt.org

Rachel Sweeney, Staff Liaison
American Association of Physics Teachers
Office of the Executive Officer
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD United States 20740-3845
Phone: (301) 209-3304; Fax: (301) 209-0845
rsweeney@aapt.org

Past Chairs

Committee on Science Education for the Public

Philip W. Hammer (2015)

Richard Gelderman (2017)

Michael R. Gallis, PhD (2018)

 

Mission

  1. Seek ways in which physics concepts, the importance of science literacy and research, and the interaction between science and society, can be effectively conveyed to the public, of all ages and persuasions in both formal and informal educational settings.
  2. Aid     in keeping the AAPT membership informed of the importance of communicating     science and an enthusiasm for science to the public, and of effective     means for doing so.