BA (Brooklyn), MSc, PhD (Syracuse);

Professor Steven Schwartz is Chair of the Board of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority and the former Vice Chancellor of Macquarie University, prior to which he was Vice-Chancellor of Brunel University (London). Professor Schwartz specialises in higher education, health policy and health economics. His recent research includes:

  • university admissions
  • university management
  • measuring health outcomes
  • immunisation
  • pharmacoeconomics
  • Executive Director, Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Melbourne
  • Board Member, Teach for Australia
  • Advisory Board Member, Acquire Education
  • Oliver Smithies Fellow, Balliol College, Oxford
  • Senior Fellow, Centre for Independent Studies
  • Senior Advisor, Nous Group
  • Chair, UK Government Review into University Admissions;
  • Board - Henley Management College;
  • Board - Council for Industry and Higher Education;
  • Board - Richmond, American University in London; Australian Institute of Family Studies;
  • Board - Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital;
  • Board - Council for International Educational and Exchange, WA Trade Advisory Council;
  • Board - Centre for Independent Studies.

Appointed Member (AM) in the General Division, Order of Australia, in 2013 Australia Day Honours List

  • Schwartz, S (2003) Schwartz, S. Time to Bid Goodbye to the Psychology Lecture, The Psychologist.
  • Milgrom, J., Burrows, G. and Schwartz, S. (2001) The future of psychology and psychiatry in the medical centre, In Psychology and psychiatry: Integrating Clinical Practice. Milgrom, J., Burrows, G. (eds.). New York: John Wiley.
  • Steven Schwartz (2000) Abnormal Psychology. Mountain View, Ca: Mayfield.
  • Schwartz, S., Richardson, J. and Glasziou, P. P. (1993) Australian Journal of Public Health.
  • Schwartz, S. and Griffin, T. (1986) Medical thinking: The psychology of medical judgment and decision-making. New York: Springer.