Opportunities for Graduate Study

Graduate Programs

Interested in pursuing graduate training in the psychology of aesthetics, creativity, and the arts? Here’s an incomplete and ever-growing list of scholars (arranged geographically) who work at programs that train graduate students.

Prospective students should contact the researchers directly to see if they are admitting students for the coming year.

USA

Arkansas
California
Connecticut
  • James C. Kaufman, University of Connecticut
  • Ronald Beghetto, University of Connecticut
Colorado
  • Sue Hyeon Paek, University of Northern Colorado (MA and PhD programs)
Florida
  • Haiying Long, School of Education and Human Development, Florida International University
Kansas
Maryland
Massachusetts
  • Marie Forgeard, William James College (Clinical PsyD program)
Nebraska
  • Roni Reiter-Palmon, University of Nebraska at Omaha
New York
  • Selcuk Acar, International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo University SUNY
  • Jennifer Drake, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Aaron Kozbelt, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Nils Myszkowski, Pace University (MA, PsyD, MSEd and PhD programs)
  • Weihua Ni, Pace University (MA, PsyD, MSEd and PhD programs)
North Carolina
  • Dale Cohen, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Paul Silvia, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (MA & PhD programs)
Ohio
  • Sandra Russ, Case Western Reserve University
Pennsylvania
Texas
  • Russell Eisenman, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Virginia
  • Thalia Goldstein, George Mason University
  • Alexander McKay, School of Business, Virginia Commonwealth University

 

International Scholars

Austria
Canada
  • Liane Gabora, University of British Columbia
  • Jessica Strong, University of Prince Edward Island
Israel
  • Hod Orkibi, School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa, Israel
New Zealand
Switzerland
UK
  • Anna Abraham, Leeds Beckett University
  • Rebecca Chamberlain, Goldsmiths, University of London (MSc, Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity)
  • Genevieve Cseh, Buckinghamshire New University
  • Karl Jeffries, University of Central Lancashire (MA by research, MPhil or PhD options available for creativity studies)
  • Guido Ochs, Goldsmiths, University of London (MSc, Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity)
  • Paul Sowden, Department of Psychology, University of Winchester (PhD)