Stamatis Vokos, Ph.D.
Professor of Physics, and Director of STAR
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Dr. Vokos is a Professor of Physics at Cal Poly and also directs the STEM Teacher and Researcher (STAR) Program. Before he joined Cal Poly in 2016, he directed several projects on the learning and teaching of physics and has contributed to local and national science reform efforts in grades K-20, leading teacher education and enhancement programs in Washington State. At Cal Poly he is leading an effort to improve student learning and belonging in studio instruction in introductory courses. Vokos was member and two-term chair of the AAPT Committee on Research in Physics Education, member of the AAPT Committee on Graduate Education, and chair of the AAPT Physics Education Research Elections Organizing Committee. He served as chair of the National Task Force on Teacher Education in Physics and vice-chair of the AAPT Teacher Preparation Committee.
Growing STAR Teacher-Researchers | July 8, 2020