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Psychology educator

Kenneth Joseph Heskin, Irish psychology educator. Recipient Fulbright fellowship Fulbright Foundation, 1977-1978. Fellow British Psychological Society (associate); member American Psychological Association (international affiliate), Australian Psychological Society, Reversal Theory Society (president 1995-1997).

Background

Heskin, Kenneth Joseph was born on September 28, 1945 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Arrived in Australia, 1988. Son of John and Ethel Louise (Livingston) Heskin.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Queens University, Belfast, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Durham (England) University, 1975. Master of Arts, Trinity College, Dublin, 1979.

Career

Research assistant Durham (England) University, 1968-1972. Lecturer New University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland, 1972-1976, Trinity College, Dublin, 1976-1985, senior lecturer, 1985-1987, head department, 1987-1988, Swinburne University, Melbourne, 1988-1994, head School Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1994-2000. Deputy vice-chancellor, Chief Executive Officer Swinburne Sarawak Institute of Technology, Kuching, East Malaysia, since 2000.

Visiting Fulbright fellow University California, Davis, 1977-1978.

Membership

Fellow British Psychological Society (associate). Member American Psychological Association (international affiliate), Australian Psychological Society, Reversal Theory Society (president 1995-1997).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Susan Elaine Hartley, March 11, 1967. Children: Victoria Siobhan, David Alan, Matthew Kenneth.

father:
John Heskin

mother:
Ethel Louise (Livingston) Heskin

spouse:
Susan Elaine Hartley

child:
Victoria Siobhan Heskin

child:
David Alan Heskin

child:
Matthew Kenneth Heskin