Dr. Dean Simonton
Dean Keith Simonton is a distinguished professor of psychology at the University of California, Davis. His studies of genius, creativity, and leadership have produced over 300 publications, including Genius, Creativity, and Leadership (Harvard, 1984); Why Presidents Succeed (Yale, 1987); Origins of Genius (Oxford, 1999); and Creativity in Science (Cambridge, 2004). He has received the William James Book Award, the George A. Miller Outstanding Article Award, the Rudolf Arnheim Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology and the Arts, the Theoretical Innovation Prize in Personality and Social Psychology, the Sir Francis Galton Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Study of Creativity, and the Robert S. Daniel Award for Four Year College/University Teaching.
Additional information is available at http://psychology.ucdavis.edu/Simonton.