Ronald. A. Beghetto

Member of Advisory Committee, GIoCT

Professor of Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education

Director of the Innovation House University of Connecticut


Dr. Beghetto is an internationally recognized expert on creative thought and action in educational settings. He holds the Pinnacle West Presidential Chair and serves as a Professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University.

Dr. Beghetto is Editor for Review of Research in Education, Series Editor for Creative Theory and Action in Education (Springer Books), and has served as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Creative Behavior and a Creativity advisor for LEGO Foundation and the Cartoon Network.

He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts (Div. 10, APA), and the International Society for the Study of Creativity and Innovation (ISSCI). He is the 2018 recipient of the Rudolf Arnheim Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts and 2008 recipient of Daniel E. Berlyne Award from Div. 10 of the American Psychological Association.


Dr. Beghetto is one of the Top 200 University-Based Scholars in Education (#86) based on the 2023 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings by Education Week.

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