Howard E. Gardner

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Nominated by: Richard K. Miller

Dr. Howard E. Gardner is an American developmental psychologist who is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero, and author of over twenty books translated into thirty languages. Since 1995, he has been the co-director of the GoodWork Project. He is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, as outlined in his book “Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences” (1983). He received the Prince of Asturias Award 2011 in Social Sciences for the development of this theory.

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