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Biographical entry Fasano, Carla (1942 - )

28 January 1942


Carla Fasano was the first woman to be appointed professor at the University of Wollongong (1985). Her career commenced in physics and astrophysics research. She later specialised in teaching and researching educational policy processes and the applications of information technology to education.



1965 - 1974
Career position - Researcher at the University of Rome, the University of Geneva, the University of Madison (USA) and University College, London
1975 - 1985
Career position - Administration in the Center for Education Research and Innovation at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris
1985 - 2000
Career position - Professor of Education Policy and Information Technology in the Faculty of Education at the University of Wollongong
Life event - Retired
2001 -
Career position - Emeritus Professor at the University of Wollongong

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Biographical cuttings on Dr Carla Fasano, first woman professor to be appointed at Wollongong University, Cuttings Files BIOG; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions


See also

  • Herd, Margaret ed., Who's Who in Australia 2002 (Melbourne: Crown Content, 2001), 2020 pp. Details

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