Committee on Professional Concerns


Committee Members

Jennifer Blue, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2020)
Miami University - Oxford
Miami University Department of Physics
500 East Spring Street, Kreger 217
Oxford, OH United States 45056
Phone: (513) 529-1380; Fax: (513) 529-5629

Scott V. Franklin (Term ending after WM2020)
Dept of Physics
85 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY United States 14623-5603
Phone: (585) 475-2536; Fax: (716) 475-5766

Jeffrey T. Hengesbach (Term ending after WM2021)
3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ United States 85392-1000
Phone: (757) 793-1171

Robert C. Hilborn, Ex Officio
Office of the Executive Officer
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD United States 20740-3845
Phone: (301) 209-3311; Fax: (301) 209-0845

Past Chairs

M Colleen Megowan- Romanowicz, PhD (2017)

Eleanor C. Sayre (2018)

Bradley F. Gearhart (2019)


Mission Statement

  1. Provide a forum for AAPT members to discuss matters that affect physics educators professionally.
  2. Promote positive and efficient interactions amongst all Areas Committees toward identification and resolution of inefficient or inequitable professional environments.
  3. Make appropriate and effective recommendations to the Executive Board, other committees and the general membership.