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

Psychology
1991

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.