Brad Hokanson

Brad Hokanson is a professor in the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. He has a diverse academic record, including degrees in art, architecture, urban design, and he received his Ph.D. in Instructional Technology. He teaches in the area of creative problem solving and has published research in the fields of creativity and educational technology. His most recent book on the development of creativity is Developing Creative Thinking in Learners. As a faculty member, he has taught courses on creativity for over 20 years, and has offered three massive open online courses on the topic with enrollments of over 50,000. He is currently the Mertie E. Buckman Professor of Design Education. He won his two colleges’ awards for outstanding teaching in 2002 and 2008. He served as President of the Association of Educational Communication and Technology in 2017. Visits to Buenos Aires support his Argentine tango habit.