Theodore Budzichowski

Hertz Fellow: Theodore Budzichowski

University of California, Irvine

Area of Study


Fellowship Years

1987 - 1991

Dr. Theodore Budzichowski is a former college professor and current chemistry editor working in the Research and Evaluation, Domestic Program at the American Institutes for Research in Washington, D.C. His primary responsibilities are item development and technical consulting as a subject matter expert in chemistry. Dr. Budzichowski has also participated in science standards setting; evaluation and review of K-12 test materials, and assisted with developing a rubric for evaluating science teachers. He has published over 30 scholarly articles in peer-reviewed journals and has delivered numerous invited lectures detailing his former research efforts. Prior to embarking on his individual research career, Dr. Budzichowski was both a Regents Fellow and Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of California at Irvine (where he received his PhD) and a John and Fannie Hertz foundation Fellow in the applied physical sciences. He has taught at every type of post-secondary institution ranging from community colleges to research-oriented graduate programs. He has taught 8 different courses in chemistry and also holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA.