Associate Director of the Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology , Psychology
Office: JO 4.114
Areas of Specialization: Psychology of Creativity, Creative Thinking Tools and Techniques Workshops, Cognitive Psychology
PhD, cognitive psychology and psychology of creativity, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 2004
MA, psychology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 1998
Magdalena Grohman is Associate Director of Center for Values in Medicine, Science and Technology at UT Dallas, where she manages the Center's day-to-day operations, strategic and financial planning, development, outreach program planning and coordination. She is also a lecturer at the School of Behavior and Brain Sciences, where she teaches a class on Psychology of Creativity. Her research and educational interests focus on cognitive aspects of creative thinking and creative problem solving, as well as on pedagogy of creativity. Her mission is to propagate creative thinking as a part of a life-span education for children, youth, parents and teachers. She has fifteen years of experience leading workshops on creative-thinking techniques and creative problem solving, both in commercial and educational settings; since 2010, she has been leading Summer Seminar for Teachers and a Think Creatively! workshops at Dallas Museum of Art. Grohman has published several chapters and articles on creativity, both in Polish and English. She received her MA and PhD in psychology from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.