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Alan Bishop


Alan is Emeritus Professor of Education at Monash University. He began at Monash in 1992 and semi-retired in 2002. After completing his PhD in 1969 in the UK, he was appointed Lecturer in the Department of Education at Cambridge University, where he worked for 23 years. He edited (1978-90) the international research journal, Educational Stuudies in Mathematics, and he is Managing Editor of the research book series Mathematics Education Library (1980 - present). He is also the Chief Editor of the two International Handbooks of Mathematics Education (1996 and 2002) published by Kluwer. He has been involved with research in mathematics education all his academic life, and his focus during the last 20 years has been on the cultural, social and political issues involved in mathematics education.