Committee on International Physics Education

The Committee on International Physics Education (CIPE) seeks and establishes collaborations with educators from around the world to share pedagogical and methodological practices in physics education at all levels and lay foundations for joint research.

Mission Statement



Committee Members

Kathleen Ann Falconer, Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Katemari D. Rosa, Co-Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Leanne Doughty, Vice Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Anthony G. Calamai (Term ending after WM2021)

Richard P. Hechter (Term ending after WM2023)

Robert C. Hilborn, Ex Officio

Past Chairs

Andre Bresges (2018)

Genrikh Golin (2019)



  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