Stephen M. Kosslyn

President and Chief Learning Officer, Foundry College;

John Lindsley Professor of Psychology Emeritus, Harvard University

Stephen M. Kosslyn is currently the Founder, President and Chief Academic Officer of Foundry College and is

Founder and President of Active Learning Sciences. Prior to that, he was Founding Dean and Chief

Academic Officer of the Minerva Schools at the Keck Graduate Institute. He previously served as

Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University after having

been chair of the Department of Psychology, Dean of Social Science, and the John Lindsley Professor of

Psychology at Harvard University. While at Harvard, he was also co-director of the Mind of the Market

Lab at Harvard Business School and a member of the Department of Neurology at the Mass. General

Hospital. He received a B.A. from UCLA and a Ph.D. from Stanford University, both in psychology.

Kosslyn's research has focused on the nature of visual cognition, visual communication, and the science

of learning; he has authored or coauthored 14 books and over 300 papers on these topics. Kosslyn has

received numerous honors, including the National Academy of Sciences Initiatives in Research Award, a

Guggenheim Fellowship, three honorary Doctorates (University of Caen, University of Paris Descartes,

Bern University), and election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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