JACK L. DUNHAM
Jack L. Dunham, professor of educational psychology,
died on March 20, 1992. He was 53.
Professor Dunham was born on August 24, 1938, in Albion,
Illinois. He received a bachelor's degree from Portland State College
in 1962, and a PhD from the University of Southern California in 1966.
Dr. Dunham joined the faculty of The University of Texas
at Austin in 1966. He was considered a pioneer in the use of computers
in education. He brought together government agencies, educational institutions,
and computer companies to exchange information on the use of computers.
Dr. Dunham was associate director of the computer-assisted instruction
laboratory at the University.
Professor Dunham also carried out research on psychological
approaches to nutritional problems in developing countries. He was a
member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and
the Southwest Psychological Association.
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.