Committee Members

Genrikh Golin, Chair (2019)
Touro College - Brooklyn Campus
448 Neptune Ave
Brooklyn, NY United States 11224
Phone: (347) 453-2692

Paul W. Irving, Vice Chair (2019)
Michigan State University
567 Wilson Road
1312 BPS Building Physics Dept
East Lansing, MI United States 48824-2320

Ian Bearden (2019)
Niels Bohr Institutet
Blegdamsvej 17
Copenhagen, Denmark 2100
Phone: 45-3532-5323

Anthony G. Calamai (2021)
Appalachian State University
Dept of Physics & Astronomy
Boone, NC United States 28608
Phone: (828) 262-2440; Fax: (828) 262-2049

Geraldine L. Cochran (2020)
Rutgers State University - Piscataway
Busch Campus Physics Dept
136 Frelinghuysen Rd
Piscataway, NJ United States 08854-8019
Phone: (848) 445-8757

Richard P. Hechter (2019)
University Of Manitoba
Faculty of Education, Department of
Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
Winnipeg, MB Canada R3T2N2

Mashood KK (2021)
Michigan State University
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Mumbai, India 400088

Katemari D. Rosa (2021)
Teachers College - Columbia University
Rua Barao De Loreto
N. 65 Apt. 302
Salvador, BA, Brazil 4015-270
Phone: +55 71 99912 1610; Fax: (347) 867-8905

Cyrill B. Slezak (2019)
Utah Valley University
800 W Univ Pkwy
Orem, UT United States 84058-5999

Robert C. Hilborn, Ex Officio
One Physics Ellipse
5th Floor
College Park, MD United States 20740-3845
Phone: (301) 209-3325; Fax: (301) 209-0845

Rachel Sweeney, Staff Liaison
American Association of Physics Teachers
Office of the Executive Officer
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD United States 20740-3845
Phone: (301) 209-3304; Fax: (301) 209-0845

Past Chairs

Committee on International Physics Education

Raluca Elena Teodorescu, PhD (2016)

Carolina Alvarado (2017)

Andre Bresges (2018)



  1. Provide a channel of communication between the membership of AAPT and physics teachers and students in other countries.
  2. Facilitate active cooperation between AAPT, the International Commission on Physics Education, and other international groups concerned with physics education