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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 and grew up in Melbourne, Australia. He earned two degrees in mathematics/physics from the University of Melbourne, and a doctorate in philosophy from Oxford. He and was also recently awarded a doctorate by the University of Melbourne for lifetime achievements in educational research. Dr. Scriven has 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.