Albert H. Teich

Albert H. Teich is Director of Science & Policy Programs at AAAS, a position he has held since 1990. In this position, he is responsible for the Association's activities in science and technology policy and serves as its chief spokesman on science policy issues. Dr. Teich also serves as Director of the AAAS Archives.

Dr. Teich received a B.S. degree in physics and a Ph.D. in political science, both from M.I.T. Prior to joining the AAAS staff in 1980, he held positions at George Washington University, the State University of New York, and Syracuse University. He is the author of numerous articles and editor of several books, including Technology and the Future, a widely-used textbook on technology and society, the eighth edition of which was published by Bedford/St. Martin's in August 1999. More on Dr. Teich's career can be found at

AAAS offices held:

  • Director, , 1990 - present