David C. Berliner is an educational psychologist. He was professor and dean of the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University. Berliner received a PhD in educational psychology from Stanford University and was awarded the Doctorate of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and from Manhattanville College, of Purchase, New York. Berliner has authored more than 200 articles, books, and chapters in the fields of educational psychology, teacher education, and educational policy, including the bestseller The Manufactured Crisis. He also coauthored Putting Research to Work in Your School with Ursula Casanova and Collateral Damage: How High-Stakes Testing Corrupts American Education with S. L. Nichols, and coedited the Handbook of Educational Psychology. Berliner is a past president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and of the Division of Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association. Berliner is a Regents’ Professor Emeritus of Education at Arizona State University. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education and the International Academy of Education. He is winner of the E. L. Thorndike award in educational psychology, the distinguished contributions award of the AERA, the Friend of Education award of the NEA, and the Brock International Prize for distinguished contributions to education. David Berliner was the principal author for Myths 14, 16, 18, 24, 25, 29, 33, and 37.