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Psychology educator

Klaus Karl Urban, German psychology educator.

Background

Urban, Klaus Karl was born on April 27, 1944 in Bärn, Sudeten, Germany. Son of Karl and Anna (Tandler) University.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Osnabrück, Germany, 1976. Habilitation, University Osnabrück, Germany, 1988.

Career

Teacher Catholic Volksschule, Hamburg, Germany, 1966-1970. Science assistant University Osnabrück, 1970-1979. Professor educational psychology University Hannover, 1979-1994, professor, since 1994.

Guest professor, research fellow University Melbourne, Australia, 1992. Science director Model Project for gifted children, Hannover, 1984-1987.

Works

Membership

Member World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (executive committee 1979-1987, vice president 1985-1987, 97-2001, chairman research committee 1993-1997, executive committee since 1995, president since 2001), European Council for High Ability (member executive committee 1990-1994), Deutsche Gesellschaft Psychologie, Deutsche Gesellschaft Erziehungswissenschaft, Arbeitskreis Begabungsforschung (chairman 1991-1997).

Connections

Married Sigrid Renate Kipka, November 2, 1966. 1 child, David.

father:
Karl University

mother:
Anna (Tandler) University

spouse:
Sigrid Renate Kipka

child:
David Urban