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David A. Kolb

DAVID KOLB (Cleveland, OH) is Chairman of Experience Based Learning Systems (EBLS), an organization he founded in 1980 to advance research and practice on experiential learning. EBLS has developed many experiential exercises and self-assessment instruments, including the latest Kolb Learning Style Inventory 4.0. Kolb received his BA in psychology, philosophy and religion at Knox College, and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Harvard University. He was professor of organizational behavior and management at the MIT Sloan School of Management, and at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, where he is now Emeritus Professor of Organizational Behavior. Kolb currently serves on the editorial review board of Simulation and Gaming, and is its experiential learning section editor. He has received four honorary degrees for his contributions to experiential learning.