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Howard Gardner

- Panelist Blurb

Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is an American developmental psychologist who is a professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences. Gardner was the recipient of a MacArthur Prize Fellowship in 1981 and the 1990 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in Education. Since 1995, he has been the co-director of the GoodWork Project.

In 2011 he won the Prince of Asturias Award in Social Sciences.