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Stephen Brookfield (born 1949 in Liverpool, England) is an internationally acclaimed scholar in adult education who holds the title of Distinguished University Professor at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. Before that he was a Professor of Higher and Adult Education at Columbia University in New York for ten years. During 2002 he was a Visiting Professor at Harvard University.
Total Books: 11
In his teaching career Stephen Brookfield has worked in England, Canada, Australia, and the U.S., teaching in a variety of college settings. He has written ten books on adult learning, adult teaching, critical thinking, discussion methods and critical theory as well as critical pedagogy. He has won the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education four times (in 1986, 1989, 1996 and 2005). He also won the 1986 Imogene Okes Award for Outstanding Research in Adult Education. His work has been translated into several languages including German, Finnish and Chinese. In 2001 he received the Leadership Award from the Association for Continuing Higher Education (ACHE) for "extraordinary contributions to the general field of continuing education on a national and international level."
He has an honorary doctor of letters from the University System of New Hampshire in 1991 for his contributions to understanding adult learning, and in 2003 he was awarded an honorary doctor of letters degree from Concordia University (St. Paul, Minnesota). Currently he serves on various editorial boards of international educational journals.