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Pandharinath H. Prabhu Late of first Director of School of Psychology, Education and Philosophy, Gujarat University

Pandharinath H. Prabhu studied at the University of Bombay and later in the Universities of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Columbia in U.S.A.; in Cambridge University in England; and in the Centre d’Etudes et Recherches Psychotechniques in Paris, France. He taught at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Bombay; at Gujarat University where he was the first Director of its School of Psychology, Education and Philosophy from 1958–67; as Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Pennsylvania State University in 1961–62; and in the State University of New York at Oswego, N.Y. in 1969–71; as Leverhulme Visiting Professor of Psychology at the Australian National University in 1970; and as Senior Professor of Psychology and Head of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (1972–75). He was Visiting Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Simla (1975–77). In 1956–57 he was Senior Research Officer at the UNESCO Research Centre for South and Southeast Asia. In 1963 he was elected President of the Section of Psychology and Educational Sciences of the Indian Sciences Congress, Golden Jubilee Session.