Dr Michael Knowles

Dr Michael Knowles

About:
Michael Knowles has an Honours and a Masters degree from the University of Queensland and a PhD from Edinburgh University, and has been a Visiting Scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Pennsylvania. He was a pioneer in the development of organizational psychology, human resource management and the behavioural side of management in Australia, and highly involved in the development of applied psychology both regionally and internationally. He is a former President of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and former Secretary General and then President of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). He has received awards for teaching, research and contributions to both national and international psychology, including the APS’s Elton Mayo Award and the APS’s President’s Award, awards from Division 1 (General Psychology) and Division 52 (International Psychology) of the American Psychological Association, and awards from IAAP and the International Council of Psychologists.