Selcuk Acar is an Assistant Professor at the International Center for Studies in Creativity, SUNY Buffalo State. He earned his PhD from University of Georgia in educational psychology with an emphasis in gifted and creative education. His research interests include assessment of creativity, divergent thinking, leadership, and identification of the gifted and talented. He presented his research at the major conferences and published articles in the peer-reviewed journals such as Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts; Creativity Research Journal; and Journal of Creative Behavior. He has also contributed to the literature through book chapters and encyclopedia entries. He is currently teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses on creativity and leadership.