Keith Sawyer

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Robert Keith Sawyer
BornApril 28, 1960
NationalityUnited States
Known forCreativity
TitleMorgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations
Academic background
EducationUniversity of Chicago, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisorMihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Academic work
InstitutionsUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Robert Keith Sawyer is an American Psychologist. He is the Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an expert on creativity, innovation and learning.[1][2][3][4]


  • R. Keith Sawyer (2013). Zig Zag: The Surprising Path to Greater Creativity. Wiley 2013. ISBN 9781118297704.
  • R. Keith Sawyer (2012). Explaining Creativity: The Science of Human Innovation. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199737574.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Sawyer, R. Keith (2006). "Group creativity: Musical performance and collaboration". Psychology of Music. 34 (2): 148–165. doi:10.1177/0305735606061850.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)


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