Peter Merrotsy

University of Western Australia
Crawley, Australia

Website: University of Western Australia

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Curriculum Vitae:

After 18 years teaching secondary mathematics in rural Australia and 9 years as a teacher and researcher at the University of New England, Peter has recently taken up an appointment as Professor within the Graduate School of Education at The University of Western Australia. His research focuses on gifted children and youth from backgrounds of so-called disadvantage such as cultural minority status, low socio-economic communities, and rural and isolated contexts. Peter as published papers on gifted students who underachieve, diversity and educational environments, creativity and problem solving, and educational research methods.