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 with graduate students on research about creativity and the arts, broadly defined.

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
Kansas
Maryland
  • Jonathan Plucker, Johns Hopkins University
Nebraska
  • Roni Reiter-Palmon, University of Nebraska at Omaha
New York
  • Selcuk Acar, International Center for Studies in Creativity, Buffalo University SUNY
  • Baptiste Barbot, Pace University
  • Jennifer Drake, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Aaron Kozbelt, Brooklyn College, CUNY
  • Weihua Ni, Pace University
North Carolina
  • Dale Cohen, Universty of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • Paul Silvia, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ohio
  • Sandra Russ, Case Western Reserve University
Pennsylvania
Virginia
  • Thalia Goldstein, George Mason University

 

International Scholars

CANADA
ISRAEL
  • Hod Orkibi, School of Creative Arts Therapies, University of Haifa, Israel
NEW ZEALAND
  • Jeffrey Smith, University of Otago
  • Lisa Smith, University of Otago
UK
  • Rebecca Chamberlain, Goldsmiths, University of London (MSc, Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity)
  • Karl Jeffries, University of Central Lancashire (distance course)
  • Guido Ochs, Goldsmiths, University of London (MSc, Psychology of the Arts, Neuroaesthetics and Creativity)
  • Paul Sowden, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Surrey