Biography of Michael Gurian
Michael Gurian

Michael Gurian is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty eight books published in twenty two languages. He provides counseling services at the Marycliff Center, in Spokane, Washington.  The Gurian Institute, which he co-founded, conducts research internationally, launches pilot programs and trains professionals. Michael has been called "the people's philosopher" for his ability to bring together people's ordinary lives and scientific ideas.

He has pioneered efforts to bring neuro-biology and brain research into homes, schools, corporations, and public policy. A number of his books have sparked national debate, including THE WONDER OF GIRLSTHE WONDER OF BOYSBOYS AND GIRLS LEARN DIFFERENTLY!THE MINDS OF BOYS and LEADERSHIP AND THE SEXES.

Michael has served as a consultant to families, corporations, therapists, physicians, school districts, community agencies, churches, criminal justice personnel and other professionals, traveling to approximately 20 cities per year to keynote at conferences. His training videos (also available as DVDs) for parents and volunteers are used by Big Brother and Big Sister agencies in the U.S. and Canada.

As an educator, Michael previously taught at Gonzaga University, Eastern Washington University, and Ankara University.  His speaking engagements include Harvard University, Johns Hopkins University, Stanford University, Macalester College, University of Colorado, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and UCLA. His philosophy reflects the diverse cultures (European, Asian, Middle Eastern and American) in which he has lived, worked and studied.

Michael's work has been featured in various media, including the New York Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, Time, People Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes Magazine, Psychology Today, Educational Leadership, Family Therapy, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, and on the Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, PBS and National Public Radio.
 

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  BOYS AND GIRLS LEARN DIFFERENTLY!
THE MINDS OF BOYS   THE WONDER OF GIRLS
WHAT COULD HE BE THINKING?   NURTURE THE NATURE STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING BOYS AND GIRLS

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