Clark Chinn is Professor of Psychology at the Graduate School of Education of the University of New Jersey.

His research focuses broadly on instructional methods for promoting better thinking and reasoning among students.

Clark Chinn is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in July 2016 upon invitation from Prof. Dr. Frank Fischer (Senior Researcher in Residence 2015/16). He organizes amongst others with Prof. Dr. Frank Fischer the international workshop "Interplay of Domain-Specific and Domain-General Aspects of Scientific Reasoning and Argumenation Skills" from 6 to 8 July 2016.