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Gershons Breslavs, Latvian psychologist, educator, researcher. Achievements include organisation and management of 7 All-Latvian methodological seminars on education, trade-union, and busness.

Background

Breslavs, Gershons was born on June 22, 1949 in Riga, Latvia. Son of Moisey and Khaya Breslav.

Education

Diploma in Psychology, Moscow State University, 1971. Candidate Science in Psychology, Moscow State University, 1977. Doctor of Science, Moscow State University, 1991.

Doctor Habilitatis in Psychology (honorary), Latvian Academy of Sciences, Riga, 1992.

Career

Lecturer Mordovia State University, Saransk, Former Soviet Union, 1971—1974. Researcher educational psychology Research Institute of General and Pedagogical Psychology, Moscow, 1977—1978. Senior lecturer, docent, then professor Latvian University, Riga, 1978—1992.

Head department development psychology Riga Teachers Training College, 1992—1995. Head Center Human Research, director Bachelor program Psychological College, 1994—2002. Docent International Institute Applied Psychology, since 2003.

Expert Changes in Education program Soros-Foundation-Latvia, Riga, 1995—1999. Member international experts’ group Estonian Higher Education Accreditation Ctr/, Tallinn, Estonia, 2006. Founder Higher Pedagogical Seminar, Center Human Research and Psychological College.

Associate professor Psychological College, 2009.

Achievements

  • Achievements include organisation and management of 7 All-Latvian methodological seminars on education, trade-union, and busness.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Emotional Peculiarities of Personality Formation in Childhood: Norm and Deviation, 1990, Psychology of Emotion, 2004. Co-author (with B. Hasan): Gender and Education, 1996. Co-author: (with Abcle, Derjaho, Pishinsrla, Roze) Development of Societal Ethnic Tolerance Assesment, 2008.

      Editor, project leader: Dictionary of Psychology, 1999.

Membership

Founder, head board directors non-governmental organization For Mental Health.Salus, Riga, 2006—2007. Fellow: Latvian Association Professional Psychologists (1st head 1991, founder). Member: American Psychological Association (correspondent), European Association Research Adolescence (correspondent), International Society Study Behavioural Development (correspondent), Latvian Jewish Cultural Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coin collecting/numismatics.

Connections

Married Asya Raines, October 31, 1979 (divorced January 17, 1997). Married Yelena Doroshenko, June 2, 2006. Children: Raisa Breslav children: Anna Breslav Raleigh, Simon Breslav.

father:
Moisey Breslav

mother:
Khaya Breslav

spouse:
Asya Raines

spouse:
Yelena Doroshenko

child:
Raisa Breslav children: Anna Breslav Raleigh Breslavs

child:
Simon Breslav Breslavs