Peter Merrotsy

Professor, BDiv Edin., BSc NSW, PhD N.Territory

  • The University of Western Australia (M428), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 80 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Peter Merrotsy is a Professor in the Graduate School of Education at The University of Western Australia. Previously, he enjoyed eighteen years’ experience as a teacher and head teacher of Mathematics in rural New South Wales, before joining the School
 of Education at the University of New England where his research focused on gifted
 children and youth from backgrounds of so-called disadvantage. In 2013, Peter was appointed to UWA where he continues to conduct research on gifted Aboriginal children, as well as on creativity and problem solving.

Research expertise keywords

  • Creativity
  • Sociology Of Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Education of gifted and talented children
  • Academic acceleration
  • Creative problem solving
  • Hermeneutics

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Peter Merrotsy is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 29 Similar Profiles

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output

Authoritarian personality

Merrotsy, P., 2017, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior. SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 45-46 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Gagné's differentiated model of giftedness and talent in Australian education

Merrotsy, P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Australasian Journal of Gifted Education. 26, 2, p. 29-42 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    On the history of heuristic

    Merrotsy, P., 2017, In : Journal of Genius and Eminence. 2, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Pedagogy for creative problem solving

    Merrotsy, P., 8 May 2017, US: Routledge. 254 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Through the Dąbrowski Lens: A Fresh Examination of the Theory of Positive Disintegration

    Harper, A., Cornish, L., Smith, S. & Merrotsy, P., 2 Jan 2017, In : Roeper Review. 39, 1, p. 37-43 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)