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Albert H. Teich


Albert H. Teich is the former Director of Science & Policy Programs at AAAS, a position he held between 1990 - 2011. In that position, he was responsible for the Association's activities in science and technology policy and served as its chief spokesman on science policy issues. Dr. Teich also served as Director of the AAAS Archives.

Currently, Dr. Teich is a Research Professor of Science, Technology, and International Affairs at George Washington University.

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 - 2011