Howard Gardner

  • Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

 Howard Gardner is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A recipient of the MacArthur Prize Fellowship, the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education, the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, and the Brock International Prize in Education, he is a leading thinker of education and human development. He has received honorary degrees from thirty-one colleges and universities. He has studied and written extensively about intelligence, creativity, leadership, and professional ethics, and is senior director of Project Zero and co-founder of the Good Project. For the last several years, he has worked in various capacities with Harvard undergraduates and is now undertaking a national investigation of liberal arts and sciences in the United States in the 21st century. Gardner’s books include Good WorkChanging MindsThe Development and Education of the MindMultiple Intelligences: New Horizons and Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed. His latest co-authored book, The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World, was published in October 2013.