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university dean , Education educator

Richard Thomas White, Australian Education educator, university dean Fellow Academy Social Sciences in Australia; member Australian Association for Research in Education (president 1982), Australian Science Education Research Association (co-founder, business manager), American Ednl. Research Association.

Background

White, Richard Thomas was born on December 11, 1935 in Melbourne, Australia. Son of Raymond Oliver and Jessie Elizabeth (Salt) White.

Education

Bachelor of Science, U. Melbourne, 1955; diploma in education, U. Melbourne, 1956; Bachelor of Education, U. Melbourne, 1958; Doctor of Philosophy, Monash U., Clayton, Victoria, Australia, 1972.

Career

Teacher, Victoria State Education Department, Melbourne, 1957-1966; physics officer, Victoria Universities and Schools Examination Board, Melbourne, 1967-1968; lecturer education, Monash U., 1971; senior lecturer, Monash U., 1971-1976; associate professor, Monash U., 1977-1981; professor psychology in education, Monash U., since 1981; dean education, Monash U., since 1994. Australian member governing board Recsam/Seameo, Penang, 1985-1992.

Membership

Fellow Academy Social Sciences in Australia. Member Australian Association for Research in Education (president 1982), Australian Science Education Research Association (co-founder, business manager), American Ednl. Research Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, painting, reading, throwing boomerangs, music.

Connections

Married Kathleen Marjorie Wall, December 21, 1963. Children: Raymond John, Kathleen Margaret, Peter James.

father:
Raymond Oliver White

mother:
Jessie Elizabeth (Salt) White

spouse:
Kathleen Marjorie Wall

children:
Raymond John White

Kathleen Margaret White

Peter James White