Howard Kirschenbaum has achieved eminence through two distinctly different by equally important missions. Earlier in his career, Kirschenbaum was known promarily as the biographer of Carl Rogers, the pre-eminent founder of humanist psychology.
In his own right, Kirschenbaum is the leader of the values clarification movemen in counseling and education. Simon, Howe, and Kirschenbaum's best-selling book Values Clarification: a Handbook of Practical Strategies for Teachers and Students has been used as the primary resource on values realization by generations of educators.
Kirschenbaum is Chair of the counseling and human development department at the Warner Graduate School of Education, University of Rochester. [adapted from The Mummy at the Dining Room Table (2003)]