John Radzilowicz-Public Communication for Researchers - Carnegie Mellon University

John Radzilowicz

Teaching & Learning Consultant, University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for Teaching and Learning


John G. Radzilowicz is a Teaching & Learning Consultant at the University of Pittsburgh’s University Center for Teaching and Learning, where he supports faculty teaching at the University through consultations, designing and presenting training workshops, and course design and review. Previously, he served as Director of Professional Development at ASSET STEM Education and, prior to that, as Director of Science & Education at the Carnegie Science Center for many years.

Radzilowicz is a frequent public lecturer and media spokesperson on the topics of science, education and the role they play in society. He has written dozens of newspaper and magazine articles on astronomy and space science.

Radzilowicz began his career as a high school science teacher, and has also taught at the college level for more than twenty-five years. Currently he is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh, where he teaches undergraduate courses in introductory astronomy and the basics of spaceflight. He is also adjunct faculty in the Department of Education at the California University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches science education and leadership courses in the Master of Education: STEM program.


John taught our first seminar, "So You Want to Be a Science Communicator?", both in 2012 and in 2013. He also co-taught our Landscape of Science Communication seminar in Fall 2014 and Fall 2015