Dr. James C. Kaufman is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut. An internationally recognized leader in the field of creativity, he is the author/editor of more than 40 books, including Creativity 101 and the Cambridge Handbook of Creativity. Kaufman is the past president of American Psychological Association’s Division 10, which devoted to creativity and aesthetics. He is the founding co-editor of Psychology of Popular Media Culture and co-founded Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, both published by APA. He was won numerous awards, including the Torrance Award from the National Association for Gifted Children, the Berlyne, Arnheim, and Farnsworth Awards from APA, and Mensa’s research award.