Our Founder: Michael Scriven

Michael Scriven, D.Phil., D.Ed.
3F Founder, Professor of Psychology & Co-Director
 Claremont Evaluation Center

Michael Scriven was born in England, grew up in Melbourne, Australia, earned two degrees in mathematics/physics from the University of Melbourne, and was recently awarded a doctorate by his alma mater for lifetime achievements in educational research; went from Melbourne to Oxford for a doctorate in philosophy, and has since produced about 460 publications in those three areas plus the history and philosophy of science, critical thinking, evaluation, jurisprudence, cosmology, computer science, and the area of his current appoint­ment, psychology, while serving on the faculty at Berkeley, Claremont, Harvard, and several other universities in the US, Australia, and New Zealand