Oscar Mink

Oscar Mink (1930–2004) was professor of curriculum studies in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.

Professional education

Mink received degrees in engineering, mathematics and psychology from Brigham Young University and San Bernardino Valley College.


  • Most Learned Article Award from the U.S. Press Association, for research on learned helplessness
  • Litterati Award from Litterati Foundation
  • American Society for Training and Development award


External links

  • An Oscar Mink Thought Piece
  • Memorial at U. Texas
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  • Award
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