Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
OLIVER H. BOWN
Oliver H. Bown, professor of educational psychology, died on July 6, 1995, in Austin. He was 73.<<signed>
Professor Bown was born on August 6, 1921, in Denver, Colorado. He earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Denver in 1943. Following graduation, he served in the United States Navy, earned a master's degree in psychology from the University of Chicago in 1948, and joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1951. He was awarded a PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Chicago in 1954. He became a professor at the University in 1966.
Professor Bown held several administrative posts at UT Austin, including the directorship of the counseling division of the Testing and Counseling Center and the associate directorship of the Personality Research Center of the College of Education. He was also senior scholar in residence for the Research and Development Center for Teacher Education. Professor Bown was a member of the American Psychological Association and the National Society for the Study of Education.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on November 17, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.