Mark A. Runco is currently the E. Paul Torrance Professor of Creativity Studies at the University of Georgia, Athens. He is the founder and continuing editor of the Creativity Research Journal and acts as senior editor of the Perspectives on Creativity book series. He is a fellow and past president of the American Psychological Association’s Division 10 (Psychology, Arts, Creativity, and Aesthetics), as well as the recipient of a Spencer Foundation Research Grant and the Early Scholar Award from the National Association for Gifted Children. He co-edited two editions of the Encyclopedia of Creativity and wrote a text book titled Creativity: Theories, Themes, and Issues. His book The New Science of Creativity is due out this spring.