Committee Members

Tatiana Erukhimova, Chair (Term ending after WM2021)

Kristi D. Concannon (Term ending after WM2021)

Joseph F. Kozminski (Term ending after WM2021)

Kyle Whitcomb (Term ending after WM2021)

Desiré Delia Whitmore (Term ending after WM2021)

Beth A. Cunningham, Ex Officio

Past Chairs

Michael R. Gallis, PhD (2018)

Jacquelyn J. Chini (2019)

Brian A. Pyper, PhD (2020)



  1. Seek ways in which physics concepts, the importance of science literacy and research, and the interaction between science and society, can be effectively conveyed to the public, of all ages and persuasions in both formal and informal educational settings.
  2. Aid     in keeping the AAPT membership informed of the importance of communicating     science and an enthusiasm for science to the public, and of effective     means for doing so.