David Berliner
Regents' Professor of Education Emeritus


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David C. Berliner is Regents’ Professor of Education Emeritus at Arizona State University. He has also taught at the Universities of Arizona and Massachusetts, at Teachers College and Stanford University, and at universities in Canada, Australia, The Netherlands, Denmark, Spain and Switzerland.  He is a member of the National Academy of Education, the International Academy of Education, and a past president of both the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the Division of Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA). He is the winner of numerous awards for his work in the education profession. Berliner has authored more than 200 published articles, chapters and books. Among his best known works is the book co-authored with B. J. Biddle, “The Manufactured Crisis,” and the book co-authored with Sharon Nichols, “Collateral Damage: How High-Stakes Testing Corrupts American Education.” He co-edited the first handbook of educational psychology and the books “Talks to Teachers” and “Perspectives on Instructional Time.” His most recent co-authored book is “50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America’s Public Schools.”