Honors for Emeritus Professor Elisha Huggins

The AAPT has announced that Elisha Huggins will receive the association’s Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service. Huggins was an early pioneer in the use of computers as physics instructional tools. He has authored a number of introductory physics textbooks including Physics 2000 which promotes the teaching of special relativity in the first week of an introductory physics course. His AAPT service includes contributions to American Journal of Physics and The Physics Teacher, commercial workshops at Summer and Winter meetings where he presented his innovative teaching ideas, and Sustaining Membership in the Association since 2000. He currently serves as a member of the editorial board of The Physics Teacher. Read the full article here.