Recent UNO graduate Ben Wigert, Ph.D., has received the Frank X. Barron Award from the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts in the American Psychological Association.
Created in 2006 by the Division 10 Executive Committee, this award honors superior contributions to the psychology of aesthetics, creativity, and the arts by students. The award honors notable creativity researcher Frank X. Barron.
Frank X. Barron, professor emeritus of psychology and one of University of California Santa Cruz’s most distinguished faculty, was internationally renowned for his study of creativity and personality. He was a major contributor to the development of UC Santa Cruz and its Psychology Department.