Professor Murray Print, Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of Education at the University of Sydney. He has researched and published extensively, as well as supervised doctoral students, on curriculum matters especially as they relate to Civics and Citizenship Education. His book “Curriculum Development and Design” had been in continuous publication since 1989. Professor Print is recognized internationally as a leader in Civics and Citizenship Education. Professor Print has directed many research projects in civics and democratic education including Values, Policy and Civics Education in the Asia-Pacific Region, (through Harvard University); Civics Education Assessment and Benchmarking (Australian Research Council); the Consortium Project in Civics and Citizenship Education; the first phase of the IEA International Civics Study; and most recently two major ARC-funded projects on youth electoral participation and second, participation in democracy and civic engagement of young Australians.
Professor Print was Lead Writer and Team Leader for the development of the Australian Curriculum Civics and Citizenship from its inception in 2011 to its completion in 2015. Earlier he was awarded the Centenary Medal for his contributions to civic education and the community by the Australian Government in 2003. Professor Print has been appointed to the College of Experts for the European Science Foundation.