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Creative development, application of participatory theories of creativity to education, critical theory, history of psychology, mixed methods research design
BA, Yale University, Architecture
PhD, Teachers College, Developmental Psychology
Worldmaking: Psychology and the Ideology of Creativity. (2015). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
The creativity pact: The ideology of creativity and its reprecussions in education. (In press). In R.A.
Beghetto & G.E. Corazza (Eds.), Dynamic perspectives on creativity: New directions for theory,
research, and practice in education. New York: Springer.
The impacts and pitfalls of "real thinking": Wertheimer's continuing influence. (In press). In The Creativity
reader, V.p. Glaveanu (Ed.). London: Oxford University Press.
The recurring challenge of Nietzsche. (In press). In The creativity reader, V.P. Glaveanu (Ed.). London: Oxford University Press.
Tragedies of actualization. (In press). In The creativity reader, V.P. Glaveanu (Ed.). London: Oxford University Press.
The ideology of creativity and challenges of participation. (2015). Europe's Journal of Psychology, 11(3),
Converging paths: Creativity research and educational practice. (2014). Knowledge Quest (42)5.
Creativity theory and educational practice: Why all the fuss? (2013). In J. Jones & L. Flint (Eds.), The
Creative Imperative: School Librarians and Teachers Cultivating Curiousity Together (pp.19-38).
Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.
Inside-the-box: An expertise-based approach to creativity in Education. (2013). Co-authored with R.W.
Weisberg. In J. Jones & L. Flint (Eds.), The Creative Imperative: School Librarians and Teachers
Cultivating Curiousity Together (pp. 71-84). Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited.
Author, self, monster: Using Foucault to examine functions of creativity. (2013).
Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 33(1), 18-31.
Expertise. (2012). In Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. Springer Reference.
Looping Effects. (2012). In Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. Springer Reference.
Creating self and world: Youth development in The Possibility Project. (2012). Knowledge Quest. Online
A "toolbox" approach for developing thoughtful, structured creative art experiences.
(January 2011). Art Education. National Art Education Association. Co-authored with Rebecca
Shulman Herz, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
Unsystemic postscript: Existential dimensions of systems-centered therapy.
(2007). In Y. Agazarian and S. Gant (Eds.), Systems-centered therapy in clinical practice (pp. 187-
206). London, UK: Karnac Press.
Irony and conflict: Lessons from Shaw's wartime journey. (2005). In Doris B. Wallace (Ed.), Education,
art and morality: Creative journeys. (pp. 19-44). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic
Dialogue with history: Roles of irony in creative thinking about new kinds of war.
(2004). Metaphor and Symbol, 19(3), 191-212.