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Howard Kirschenbaum

Howard Kirschenbaum

Professor Emeritus
Counseling & Human Development
EdD, Temple University (educational psychology)
MS, Temple University (education)
BA, New School for Social Research (literature)

Howard Kirschenbaum joined the faculty of the Warner School in 1997 and chaired the Department of Counseling and Human Development from 2000-06. He continues to do research and work with Warner doctoral students on their dissertations. He has a private practice working with clients on life planning and values clarification.

He has taught secondary English and history; both undergraduate and graduate courses in educational psychology, counseling and human relations; and education at universities that have included Temple University, the New School for Social Research, and SUNY Brockport.

Kirschenbaum is the author of 22 volumes on a variety of subjects, including the American grading system and values education. He is an internationally-known expert on Carl Rogers, the therapist best-known for introducing client-centered therapy, and authored Rogers’ biography, On Becoming Carl Rogers (Delacorte/Delta Press, 1979). He also co-edited The Carl Rogers Reader (Houghton Mifflin, 1989) and Carl Rogers: Dialogues (Houghton Mifflin, 1989). In 2003, Kirschenbaum produced a documentary about the life and teachings of Rogers, now used in postsecondary classrooms and around the world. More than 80 of his articles have appeared in publications such as Journal of Counseling and Development, Counseling and Values, Phi Delta Kappan, and Principal, among many others.

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