About the Author
Lee S. Shulman has been president of The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching since 1997. From 1963 to 1982, Shulman was professor of educational psychology and medical education at Michigan State University. In 1982 he joined the faculty at Stanford University. He is a former president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and a past president of the National Academy of Education. Shulman has received the AERA's career award for Distinguished Contributions to Educational Research as well as the American Psychological Association's E. L. Thorndike Award for Distinguished Psychological Contributions to Education. A Guggenheim Fellow and a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, he was also elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2002. Jossey-Bass has also published a collection of Shulman’s papers on educational research, teacher education, and K-12 education, The Wisdom of Practice.