David C. Berliner
is an educational psychologist
After a BA
and MA in psychology from California State University at Los
Angeles, Berliner received a PhD in Educational Psychology
He also was awarded a Doctorate of Humane
Letters, Honoris Causa, from the University of
Massachusetts at Amherst
. He is also the father of Brett A.
Berliner, a professor at Morgan State University and author of
Ambivalent Desire: The Exotic Black Other in Jazz Age France.
Berliner has authored more than 200 articles, books and chapters in
the fields of educational psychology, teacher education, and
educational policy, including the best-seller The Manufactured
(co-authored with B. J. Biddle) and six editions of the
textbook Educational Psychology
(co-authored with N. L.
Gage). He also co-authored Putting Research to Work in your
with his wife, Ursula Casanova, Collateral Damage:
How High-stakes Testing Corrupts American Education
with S. L.
Nichols, and edited the Handbook of Educational Psychology
(with R. C. Calfee) and Perspectives on instructional Time
(with C. Fisher).
Berliner is a past president of the American Educational
, and of the Division of Educational
Psychology of the American Psychological Association. Berliner is a Regents'
Professor at Arizona State University in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Among other honors he is an elected member of the
National Academy of
and a fellow (1988) of the Center for
Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences
. He is the winner of
the E. L. Thorndike award in educational psychology, the
distinguished contributions award of the American Educational
, the Friend of Education award of the NEA,
and the Brock International Prize for Distinguished contributions
- Berliner, D. C., & Biddle, B. J. (1995). The
manufactured crisis. New York: Addison- Wesley. (Republished
by Harper Collins)
- Gage, N. L., & Berliner, D. C. (1998) Educational
psychology (6th ed.). Boston, MA: Hougton Mifflin
- Berliner, D. C., & Casanova, U. (1993). Putting
research to work in your school. New York: Scholastic
Publishers. (Reprinted 1996 by IRI/Skylight Publishers)
- Nichols, S. N. & Berliner, D. C. (2007). Collateral
Damage: The effects of high-stakes testing on America’s
schools. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
- Berliner, D. C., & Calfee, R. C. (Eds.) (1996).Handbook
of Educational Psychology(1st ed.). New York: Macmillan. ISBN
- Fisher, C. W., & Berliner, D. C. (Eds.) (1985).
Perspectives on instructional time. NewHe He is also the
father of Brett A. Berliner, a professor at Morgan State University
and author of Ambivalent Desire: The Exotic Black Other in Jazz Age
France. York: Longman.