Month: October 2021

How Better Funding Can Increase the Number and Diversity of Doctoral Students

October 6, 2021

When a doctoral program in education introduced a comprehensive funding package that covered tuition, it led to an increase in the number of applicants. The increase in the share of Black applicants and enrollees was particularly notable. That’s according to a new study published in AERA Open, a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the American Educational Research Association. We did the study with co-authors Chris Bennett, Kenny Nienhusser and Milagros Castillo-Montoya.

James Kaufman, Creativity Researcher

October 1, 2021

Dr James Kaufman is a Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut and the author/editor of more than 50 books, including Creativity 101 and the Cambridge Handbook of Creativity with Robert Sternberg. In this podcast, the host and guest talk about the connection between mental health and creativity, a topic that endlessly fascinates the host.