Committee on Diversity in Physics

(Prior to October 2013, this was the Committee on Minorities in Physics)

2016 Area Committee of the Year

Mission Statement

Statement on Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (HTML / PDF)
Supporting and Enhancing Diversity and Inclusiveness in AAPT (PDF) -- Report accepted by the Board of Directors on February 18, 2017
Statement on the Use of the GRE in Admissions to Graduate Physics Programs (PDF)--Approved by the AAPT Board of Directors on July 21, 2019.

Reports

2018 Annual Committee Report
2016 Annual Committee Report
2015 Annual Committee Report
2014 Annual Committee Report
2013 Annual Committee Report
2012 Annual Committee Report
2011 Annual Committee Report
2009 Annual Committee Report
2008 Annual Committee Report
2007 Annual Committee Report
2006 Annual Committee Report
2005 Annual Committee Report
2004 Annual Committee Report

 

Committee Members

David Marasco, Chair (Term ending after WM2020)

Arlene Modeste Knowles, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2020)

Alexis Knaub (Term ending after WM2022)

Kristin L. Kraemer (Term ending after WM2020)

Adebanjo Oriade (Term ending after WM2021)

Chandra Anne Turpen (Term ending after WM2021)

Beth A. Cunningham, Ex Officio

Past Chairs

Dimitri R. Dounas-Frazer (2017)

Elizabeth Walker (2018)

Carolina Alvarado (2019)

 

Mission

  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.