Hugh Gash obtained his doctorate at State University at Buffalo in 1974. He was a
post-doc. at the University of Georgia with Charles Smock and
then worked at St. Patrick’s College Dublin until 2010. He has published extensively on applications of constructivism, details on his work are shown on https://sites.google.com/dcu.ie/hughgashwebpage
He was awarded the title of Emeritus Associate Professor by DCU Governing Body in June 2017. He is a Fellow of the Irish Psychological Society and an Emeritus Member of the Society for Research in Child Development. He is a member of the board of the International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics and on the editorial board of Constructivist Foundations https://constructivist.
Some Recent Publications:
Gash, H. (2022) Humberto Maturana: Using His Biological System in the Social Domain. Cybernetics and Human Knowing, 29, (1-2), pp. 77-86.
Usó-Doménech, J-L., Nescolarde-Selva, J.A. & Gash, H. (in press) Belief systems and ideological deep disagreement. International Journal of General Systems. Accepted February 10, 2022.
Usó-Doménech, J-L., Nescolarde-Selva, J.A. & Gash, H. (2022) Epistemological considerations about mathematical concepts. Kybernetes, 51, 1, 95-115. Online Pub Date : 2021-05-18 , DOI:
Gash, H. (2020) Constructivism, Fast Thinking, Heuristics and Sustainable Development.