45th Tikkun Olam Award to Professor Howard Gardner
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, and the Prince of Asturias Award for Social Sciences, he is a leading thinker of education and human development. He has received honorary degrees from twenty-nine colleges and universities. He has studied and written extensively about intelligence, creativity, leadership, and professional ethics. For the last several years, he has worked in various capacities with Harvard undergraduates and is now undertaking a study of liberal arts and sciences in the 21st century. Gardner’s recent books include Good Work, Changing Minds, The Development and Education of the Mind, Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons and Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed. His latest book, The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World, was published in October 2013.