Professor John Hattie is currently the Director of Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, a position he has held since March 2011. He is also Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Auckland. John is the Senior Advisor for Visible LearningPlus, a division of Cognition Education Limited. John is one of New Zealand's most internationally acclaimed academics. He has been both Professor and Chair of Educational Research Methodology at the University of North Carolina.
Professor Hattie regularly advises governments in New Zealand, Australia and the United States. He has authored or co-authored 17 books and more than 500 papers.
In 2011 he was made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, for services to education.