Gorman, Lyn 1947-
GORMAN, Lyn 1947-
PERSONAL: Born June 22, 1947, in Australia; daughter of Thomas Max (a farmer and grazier) and Edna Merle (Mortimer) Chaffey; married G. E. Gorman (divorced, 2000); children: Caroline Theresa Holmes.Ethnicity:"Australian." Education: University of New England, B.A. (with first class honors), 1967; University of Sussex, D.Phil., 1972; University of Western Sydney, graduate certificate in management (with distinction), 1999.
CAREER: University of Sussex, Brighton, England, administrator, assistant secretary, and researcher at Institute of Development Studies, 1974-80; Brighton Polytechnic, Brighton, faculty administrative officer in education studies, 1981-83; Australian Quarantine Inspection Service, technical editor, 1988-89; Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia, lecturer in history and politics, 1991-96, senior lecturer in history and politics, 1996-2002, head of School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1999-2002, dean of faculty of arts, 2003—. Deakin University, Toorak, Australia, visiting fellow, 1996; National Film and Sound Archive, visiting scholar, 1996; workshop presenter; public speaker. New South Wales HSC Online Project, member of board of management, 2000—; member of New South Wales parliamentary delegation to China, 2002; 2MCE Community Broadcasting, presiding officer of board of management, 2002—; member of Eastern Riverina arts program. Worked as freelance editor and indexer, 1979-99, and freelance scientific information officer, 1980-83.
MEMBER: Institute of Public Administration (New South Wales Division), History Teachers' Association of New South Wales.
(With husband, G. E. Gorman) Theological andReligious Reference Materials: General Resources and Biblical Studies three volumes, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1984–86.
(With Raphael Israeli) Islam in China: A CriticalBibliography, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1994.
(With Andrew Alexandra, Michael Collingridge, and others) Reasons, Values, and Institutions, Keon (Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia), 1999.
(With David McLean) Media and Society in theTwentieth Century: An Historical Introduction, Blackwell Publishing (Malden, MA), 2003.
Contributor to books, including Australian Studies: Acquisitions and Collection Development for Libraries, edited by G. E. Gorman, Mansell (London, England), 1992; Qualitative Research for the Information Professional: A Practical Handbook, edited by G. E. Gorman and Peter Clayton, Library Association Publishing (London, England), 1997; and Readers' Guide to Military History, edited by Charles Messenger, Fitzroy Dearborn (London, England), 2001.
Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including World Development, International Social Science Journal, European Studies Review, ArmyJournal, Teaching History, Journal of Regional and Local Studies, Australian Journal of Politics and History, Media International Australia, and War and Society.
Bibliography on Community and Rural Development in Europe, 1978-81, Arkleton Trust (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1982.
(With M. J. Kiljunen) The Second Enlargement of theEEC: The New Members, English edition, Macmillan (London, England), 1983.
(With Nancy Blacklow, and author of introduction) Arts and Ownership in the New Millennium, Centre for Rural Social Research, Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia), 2001.
CDB: A Tribute from the Faculty of Arts, Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia), 2001.
Rural Society, book review editor, 1995-99, guest coeditor, 2000.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on media history, particularly Australian media and the cold war, Australian television history, and Australian media policy; research on international relations, particularly Australian-French relations during World War II; research on European history, particularly twentieth-century French history; research on online resources for history teaching and research.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
American Libraries, May, 1985, review of Theological and Religious Reference Materials: General Resources and Biblical Studies, p. 293.