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Committee on Apparatus

James J. Lincoln, Chair (2017)
    Tarbut V'Torah
    5 Federation Way
    Irvine, CA United States 92603
    Phone: (949) 285-9546
    LincolnPhysics@gmail.com


Committee on Diversity in Physics

Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer, Chair (2017)
    University of Colorado - Boulder
    Department of Physics UCB 390
    University of Colorado Boulder
    Boulder, CO United States 80309-0390
    Phone: 13034928759
    dimitri.dounasfrazer@colorado.edu


Committee on Educational Technologies

Jeffrey R. Groff, PhD, Chair (2017)
    Shepherd University
    PO Box 5000
    Shepherdstown, WV United States 25443-5000
    Phone: (304) 876-5143
    jgroff@shepherd.edu


Committee on Graduate Education in Physics

Alexandru Maries, Chair (2017)
    University Of Pittsburgh
    3405 Telford Street
    Apt. 315
    Cincinnati, OH United States 45220
    Phone: (201) 312-5091
    mariesau@ucmail.uc.edu


Committee on History & Philosophy of Physics

Harvey S. Leff, PhD, Chair (2017)
    California Polytechnic State University - Pomona
    12705 SE River Rd
    Apt 501S
    Portland, OR United States 97222
    Phone: (503) 894-4544
    hsleff@cpp.edu    
   
Committee website: https://sites.google.com/a/aapt.org/hist-phil-phys/


Committee on International Physics Education

Carolina Alvarado, Chair (2017)
    University of Maine
    College Avenue
    5709 Bennett Hall - Physics Dept
    Orono, ME United States 04469
    Phone: (207) 581-4667
    carolina.alvarado@maine.edu    
   
Committee website: http://www.aapt-international.org


Committee on Laboratories

Benjamin M. Zwickl, Chair (2017)
    Rochester Institute of Technology
    School of Physics & Astronomy
    84 Lomb Memorial Dr
    Rochester, NY United States 14623-5603
    Phone: (585) 475-4512
    benjamin.m.zwickl@rit.edu


Committee on Modern Physics

Kenneth W. Cecire, Chair (2019)
    University of Notre Dame
    Physics Dept
    225 Nieuwland Science Hall
    Notre Dame, IN United States 46556
    Phone: (574) 631-3343; Fax: (574) 631-3977
    kcecire@nd.edu


Committee on Physics in High Schools

Daniel M. Crowe, PhD, Chair (2017)
    Loudoun Academy of Science
    21326 Augusta Dr
    Sterling, VA United States 20164
    Phone: (571) 434-4470
    dan.crowe@lcps.org


Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education

Jon Gaffney, Chair (2017)
    Eastern Kentucky University
    521 Lancaster Ave
    Richmond, KY United States 40475-3102
    Phone: (724) 601-5936
    jon.gaffney@eku.edu


Committee on Physics in Two-Year Colleges

Paul J. Heafner, Chair (2017)
    Catawba Valley Community College
    2550 Hwy 70 SE
    Hickory, NC United States 28602
    heafnerj@gmail.com    
   
Committee website: https://sites.google.com/a/aapt.org/comm/


Committee on Physics in Undergraduate Education

Vincent H. Kuo, Ph.D., Chair (2017)
    Colorado School of Mines
    Dept of Physics
    1232 West Campus Drive
    Golden, CO United States 80401
    Phone: (303) 273-3764; Fax: (303) 273-3919
    hkuo@mines.edu    
   
Committee website: http://www.mtholyoke.edu/~jburciag/undergradEd/index.html


Committee on Professional Concerns

M Colleen Megowan- Romanowicz, PhD, Chair (2017)
    5808 13th Ave
    Sacramento, CA United States 95820
    Phone: (480) 213-5687
    colleen@modelinginstruction.org


Committee on Research in Physics Education

Vashti A. Sawtelle, Chair (2017)
    Michigan State University
    567 Wilson Road
    1312 BPS Building Physics Dept
    East Lansing, MI United States 48824-2320
    Phone: (305) 968-9311
    davisvas@gmail.com


Committee on Science Education for the Public

Richard Gelderman, Chair (2017)
    Western Kentucky University
    Dept of Physics and Astronomy
    1906 College Heights Blvd
    Bowling Green, KY United States 42101-1077
    Phone: (270) 745-6203; Fax: (270) 745-2014
    gelderman@wku.edu


Committee on Space Science and Astronomy

Kristi D. Concannon, Chair (2017)
    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    
   
Committee website: https://sites.google.com/a/aapt.org/spacesci-astro/


Committee on Teacher Preparation

David Rosengrant, Ed.D, Chair (2017)
    University of South Florida St. Petersburg
    140 USFSP Harborwalk Avenue South
    COQ 221
    Saint Petersburg, FL United States 33701
    Phone: (727) 873-4644
    rosengrant@usfsp.edu


Committee on the Interests of Senior Physicists

Thomas L. O'Kuma, Chair (2017)
    Lee College
    Physics Dept
    PO Box 818
    Baytown, TX United States 77522-0818
    Phone: (281) 425-6522; Fax: (281) 425-6425
    tokuma@lee.edu


Committee on Women in Physics

Adrienne L. Traxler, PhD, Chair (2017)
    Wright State Univ - Main Campus
    3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
    Dayton, OH United States 45435-0001
    Phone: (937) 775-3139
    adrienne.traxler@wright.edu    
   
Committee website: http://www.aapt.org/aboutaapt/organization/women.cfm