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Portrait of Bonnie Cramond

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110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Education

Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Educational Psychology The University of Georgia 1982

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2014 Distinguished Service Award National Association for Gifted Children
2014 Yes Award Future Problem Solving Program International
2013 Lifetime Beyonder Award The South African Creativity Foundation
2012 Global Panel American Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
2010 Japan Creativity Society Membership Japan Creativity Society
2009 E. Paul Torrance Creativity Award Creativity Division of the National Association for Gifted Children
2008 Bynum Award Georgia Association for Gifted Children
2004 E. Paul Torrance Creativity Award Georgia Association for Gifted Children
2004 Outstanding Teaching Award College of Education, UGA

Areas of Expertise

  • creativity
  • gifted education

Research Interests

  • creativity in curriculum
  • creativity assessment
  • gifted education

Research Summary

I am particularly interested in the identification and nurturance of creativity, especially among individuals considered at risk because of their different ways of thinking, such as those misdiagnosed with ADHD, emotional problems, or those who drop out.

Biography

Bonnie Cramond, Ph.D., is a professor of Educational Psychology/Gifted and Creative Education at the University of Georgia. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children, director of the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development, editor of the Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, and a school teacher. Currently on the advisory board for the American Creativity Association, the Future Problem Solving Program International, and a member of the Japan International Creativity Society, she is on the review board for several journals and is a survivor of parenting two gifted and creative people. An international and national speaker, she has published numerous articles and chapters, a book on creativity research, and teaches classes on giftedness and creativity. She is particularly interested in the identification and nurturance of creativity, especially among individuals considered at risk because of their different ways of thinking, such as those misdiagnosed with ADHD, emotional problems, or those who drop out.

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