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Daniel SchroederDaniel Schroeder to be Recognized as a 2018 Recipient of the Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT


College Park, MD, November 1, 2017—AAPT has announced that Daniel V. Schroeder will receive the association's Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT, during the 2018 Winter Meeting in San Diego, California.

Schroeder earned his B.A. in physics at Carleton College and his Ph.D. in physics at Stanford University. He began teaching at Weber State University in 1993 and continues to teach there. He is probably best known among physicists as the author of An Introduction to Thermal Physics (2000) and coauthor, with Michael Peskin, of An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory (1995).  

He has been an active member of the Idaho-Utah Section of AAPT since 1993, serving as its President in 2003. His service to the American Journal of Physics began in 1998 when he was appointed to the Editorial Board. He served as Book Review Editor from 2003 through 2008 and as Associate Editor from 2012 to 2016. He now serves as a Consulting Editor.

Responding to his selection to receive this Citation, Schroeder said, "As someone who loves physics and loves sharing physics with others, I'm grateful to AAPT for providing journals and meetings and other venues for this sharing. Contributing to these endeavors has been a pleasure and a privilege, and the real reward is being able to learn and watch others learn."

About the Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT
Established in 1953 and renamed in recognition of AAPT founder Homer L. Dodge in 2012, the Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT is presented to members in recognition of their exceptional contributions to the association at the national, sectional, or local level.

About AAPT
AAPT is an international organization for physics educators, physicists, and industrial scientists—with members worldwide. Dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching, AAPT provides awards, publications, and programs that encourage teaching practical application of physics principles, support continuing professional development, and reward excellence in physics education. AAPT was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in the American Center for Physics in College Park, Maryland.

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