Robert Kelly

Volunteer: Artist and educator Robert Kelly is an associate professor in the Faculty of Arts and an adjunct associate professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Calgary where he teaches creativity theory and practice, studio art and design and curriculum theory and design.

Robert’s research is focused on the concept of creativity and its applications for educational practice. Of particular research interest is the nature of idea generation and development, design thinking, and the development of supporting environments and practice. His recent book Creative Expression, Creative Education (co-edited with Carl Leggo) presents the case for creativity as a primary rationale for education.