Experts

These experts are happy to assist you with any questions you might have about the listed outreach programs as well as others. Our experts have been doing outreach for many years, and represent at least 300 years of experience in presenting outreach programs! So please feel free to contact them and take advantage of their expertise.

Note: Although Experts are organized by outreach program, keep in mind that their expertise lies well beyond one specific outreach area.

General

Brian Jones
Little Shop of Physics
Physics Department
Colorado State University
bjones@lamar.colostate.edu
(970) 491-5131
Little Shop of Physics
http://homepage.mac.com/littleshopofphysics/brianjones/page5/page5.html

Dr. Richard E. Berg, Professor of the Practice
Director, Physics Lecture-Demonstration Facility
Department of Physics
University of Maryland
(301) 405-5994
reberg@umd.edu
University of Maryland Physics Lecture-Demonstration Facility

David Maiullo
Physics Support Specialist
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Rutgers the State University of NJ
136 Frelinghuysen Road,
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 445-3872
Maiullo@physics.rutgers.edu

Becky Thompson
Head of Public Outreach
APS Physics
(301) 209-3206
thompson@aps.org

Alaina G. Levine
Quantum Success Solutions
(520) 240-6538
Alaina@alainalevine.com
www.alainalevine.com

Physics on the Road

Brian Jones
Little Shop of Physics
Physics Department
Colorado State University
bjones@lamar.colostate.edu
(970) 491-5131
Little Shop of Physics
http://homepage.mac.com/littleshopofphysics/brianjones/page5/page5.html

Bruce Bayly, The University of Arizona/
Chris Discenza, APS Physics
The Physics Factory
The Physics Factory
(520) 331-2408
info@physicsfactory.org
bjb@math.arizona.edu

Becky Thompson
Head of Public Outreach
APS Physics
(301) 209-3206
thompson@aps.org

Demos

Dr. Richard E. Berg, Professor of the Practice
Director, Physics Lecture-Demonstration Facility
Department of Physics
University of Maryland
(301) 405-5994
reberg@umd.edu
Physics Lecture-Demonstration Facility

David Maiullo
Physics Support Specialist
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Rutgers the State University of NJ
136 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854
(732) 445-3872
Maiullo@physics.rutgers.edu

Stanley J. Micklavzina
Sr. Instructor
Physics Department
University of Oregon
Field of Specialization: Physics Education
Research Interests: Physics Demonstrations
(541) 346-4801
(541) 346-4757
stanm@uoregon.edu

http://www.aapt.org/aboutaapt/SM08DemoShow.cfm
For video and description of a particular show:
   http://uoregon.edu/~physdemo/edmontonshow
Specific show that focused on 2005 – International Year of Physics:
   http://hendrix2.uoregon.edu/~stanm/oregonwyp2005/

Becky Thompson
Head of Public Outreach
APS Physics
(301) 209-3206
thompson@aps.org

Demo Shows

Stanley J. Micklavzina
Sr. Instructor
Physics Department
University of Oregon
Field of Specialization: Physics Education
Research Interests: Physics Demonstrations
(541) 346-4801
(541) 346-4757
stanm@uoregon.edu
http://hendrix.uoregon.edu/~demo/Demo/demo.html
http://www.aapt.org/aboutaapt/SM08DemoShow.cfm
http://uoregon.edu/~physdemo/edmontonshow
Specific show that focused on 2005 – International Year of Physics:
   http://hendrix2.uoregon.edu/~stanm/oregonwyp2005/

Wendy Sadler
Science Made Simple
Cardiff University
School of Physics and Astronomy
14-17 The Parade
Cardiff
CF24 3AA
(Wales, UK)
info@sciencemadesimple.co.uk 
Phone: 02920 876 884
Phone: 02920 874 056

Samuel M Sampere 
Physics Laboratory Manager
Syracuse University
201 Physics Bldg
Syracuse, NY 13244-5040
smsamper@syr.edu
(315) 443-5999

Public Lectures

Austin Gleason, UT
James Morgan, PPPL

Alaina G. Levine
Quantum Success Solutions
520-240-6538
Alaina@alainalevine.com
www.alainalevine.com

Open Houses

Alaina G. Levine
Quantum Success Solutions
(520) 240-6538
Alaina@alainalevine.com
www.alainalevine.com

PR

Alaina G. Levine
Quantum Success Solutions
(520) 240-6538
Alaina@alainalevine.com
www.alainalevine.com
http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200205/viewpoint-2.cfm

James Riordon
Head of Media Relations
APS Physics
riordon@aps.org 
(301) 209-3238

Science Cafes

Expert Ben Wiehe
Outreach Project Director
WGBH Educational Foundation
(617) 300-3980
ben.wiehe@wgbh.org
Science Cafes
Ben’s job is to foster the creation of and support Science Cafes

Working with Kids

Becky Thompson
Head of Public Outreach
APS Physics
(301) 209-3206
thompson@aps.org

Museum Collaborations

Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network has an advice book for scientists to create outreach collaborations: nisenet.org

Science and the Arts Outreach

Wendy Sadler
Science Made Simple
Cardiff University
School of Physics and Astronomy
14-17 The Parade
Cardiff
CF24 3AA
(Wales, UK)
info@sciencemadesimple.co.uk 
Phone: 02920 876 884
Phone: 02920 874 056

Brian Schwartz
Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs and Professor of Physics
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 8309
New York, NY 10016
(212) 817-7521
Fax: (212) 817-1629
bschwartz@gc.cuny.edu
Science & the Arts: Outreach activities relating to science and the arts

Papers Brian he has presented on Science & the Arts:

"Being Opportunistic in Bringing Science to the General Public"

"The Medium is Opera, the Message is Science"
Brian Schwartz, Linda Merman and Adrienne Klein
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

"Science as Performance: A Proactive Strategy to Communicate and Educate Through Theater, Music and Dance"
Brian Schwartz, Adrienne Klein and Linda Merman
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Presented at: Scientific Knowledge and Cultural Diversity
Public Communication of Science and Technology PCST- 9.Barcelona
June 3-6,2004

"Informing the Citizenry and Students Through Public Outreach Programs: Making Use of Science and the Arts"
Brian Schwartz, Adrienne Klein and Linda Merman
The Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Other Resources:

Simmons, Elizabeth, “How to Popularize Physics”, Physics Today, January 2005