Hanson, Michael A. (mah59)

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Hanson, Michael
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Human Development
212-678-3310

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221A Zankel

Scholarly Interests

Creative development, application of participatory theories of creativity to education, critical theory, history of psychology, mixed methods research design

Educational Background

BA, Yale University, Architecture

PhD, Teachers College, Developmental Psychology

Selected Publications

Worldmaking: Psychology and the Ideology of Creativity. (2015). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Participatory creativity: Supporting dynamic roles and identities through cultural participation. Co-authored with Clapp, E.P. (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. 

 

Navigating the ideology of creativity 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), 

369-378, doi:10.5964/ejop.v11i3.1032

 

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

edition.

 

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

Press.

 

Dialogue with history: Roles of irony in creative thinking about new kinds of war.

(2004). Metaphor and Symbol, 19(3), 191-212. 

 

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