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Daniel M. Smith, Chair (2016)
South Carolina State University
PO Box 7709
Orangeburg, SC United States 29117-0001
Phone: (803) 536-7162

Kimberly Coble (2015)
Chicago State University
9501 S King Dr
Dept. of Chemistry and Physics
Chicago, IL United States 60628-1598
Phone: (773) 995-2085; Fax: (773) 995-3809

Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer (2015)
University of Colorado - Boulder
Department of Physics UCB 390
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO United States 80309-0390
Phone: 13034928759

Seth Guinals Kupperman (2015)
High School for Math, Science & Engineering
240 Convent Ave
New York, NY United States 10031

Chuhee Kwon (2015)
California State University - Long Beach
1250 Bellflower Blvd
Dept of Physics and Astronomy
Long Beach, CA United States 90840-0119
Phone: (562) 985-8745

Anthony Musumba Mwene (2016)
Bismarck State College
Jack Science Ctr. #226/ PO Box 5587
1500 Edwards Ave
Bismarck, ND United States 58506-5587

Geoff Potvin (2017)
Florida International University - Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Department of Physics, CP 206
11200 SW 8 St, FIU
Miami, FL United States 33199
Phone: (305) 348-7614

Susan B. Ramsey (2017)
12735 Kain Road
Glen Allen, VA United States 23059
Phone: (757) 766-5210

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

Susannah Hicks, Staff Liaison
American Association of Physics Teachers
Office of the Executive Officer
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD United States 20740-3845
Phone: (301) 209-3311; Fax: (301) 209-0845



  1. Seek more effective means of recruitment and retention of minority members of society in physics classes and physics related careers.
  2. Seek methods of aiding minority physicists to overcome barriers to career development.
  3. Communicate to the AAPT membership and to the community at large the findings of the committee, through approved AAPT channels.