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Paula Ann Ivaska Robbins, American university dean. Chairman Concord Democratic Town Committee (Massachusetts), 1970; delegate Massachusetts Democratic Convention, 1970, 1981—1982; Member of Phi Delta Kappa., Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Robbins, Paula Ann Ivaska was born on December 13, 1935 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Paavo Waldemar Topias and Anna Maria Margareta (Snellman) Ivaska.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Connecticut, 1977.

Career

Director student employment Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1962—1964. Director career counseling Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, 1970—1975. Instructional design associate Hartford Graduate Center, 1975—1977.

Education policy fellow Institute Educational Leadership, George Washington University, Washington, 1977—1978. Associate director graduate studies Fitchburg State College (Massachusetts), 1977—1980. Manager software technical writing and documentation Computervision Corp, Bedford, Massachusetts, 1981—1982.

Postdoctoral fellow Finnish Ministry Education, Helsinki, 1981. Visiting lecturer University Helsinki, 1982. Assistant dean Graduate School, University Lowell (Massachusetts), since 1983.

Board directors Concord Municipal Light Plant, since 1986, chairwoman, since 1989. Member advisory board Concord-Carlisle Adult and Community Education, 1980—1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Successful Mid-Life Career Change, 1978.

Membership

Chairman Concord Democratic Town Committee (Massachusetts), 1970. Delegate Massachusetts Democratic Convention, 1970, 1981—1982. Member of Phi Delta Kappa., Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Michael D. Robbins, 1956 (divorced 1968). Children: Jeffery Paul, Matthew Llewellyn.

father:
Paavo Waldemar Topias Ivaska

mother:
Anna Maria Margareta (Snellman) Ivaska

spouse:
Michael D. Robbins

child:
Jeffery Paul Robbins

child:
Matthew Llewellyn Robbins