Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and the author of over 20 books that have been translated into 27 languages. He is best known for his theory of multiple intelligences, a critique of the notion that there is a single human intelligence to be assessed by standard psychometric instruments. He has received honorary degrees from 22 colleges and universities.
Dave Jones is the former New York Times assistant managing editor. He worked at The Times for 32 years, serving as a national correspondent, assistant national editor, national news editor and editor of national editions as well as assistant managing editor. He had previously worked as a Wall Street Journal reporter, and is a member of the board of trustees at Penn State.