Dan Gardner is the New York Times best-selling author of books about psychology and decision-making and a senior fellow at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. More >


Dan Gardner is a New York Times best-selling author, speaker, consultant, and freelance writer/editor.

His three books on psychology and decision-making -- published in 25 countries and 19 languages -- have been praised by everyone from The Economist to Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman. Read more about them here.

Prior to becoming an author, Gardner was a newspaper columnist, talking head, and investigative journalist who won or was nominated for every major award in Canadian newspaper journalism (including the Michener, the NNA, and the CAJ Award) along with awards from Amnesty International Canada, the John Howard Society, the Department of Justice, and other organizations. Gardner's work also contributed to significant changes in Canadian public policy.

Gardner holds a law degree and a masters in modern history. He is currently a senior fellow with the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public Policy and International Affairs.

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