Hansika Kapoor, Ph.D.

I am a Research Author at the Department of Psychology, Monk Prayogshala, Mumbai since July 2011. Monk Prayogshala is an independent not-for-profit academic research institute, striving to improve the academic research environment in India, starting with the social sciences. I am also an Affiliate at the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut.

I hold a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and a PhD from IIT, Bombay in the area of creativity. I completed my Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship (2019-2020) working with Prof. James C. Kaufman at the University of Connecticut.

My work has been published in several international peer-reviewed academic journals, such as Creativity Research Journal, Thinking Skills and Creativity, and Personality and Individual Differences (complete list). I also regularly contribute to popular media publications, including Aeon Magazine, Psychology Today, Mint, and Firstpost (complete list).

I am available for consultation on projects relating to academia-industry collaborations as well psychometric test development and assessment. I am also happy to share inputs on journalistic work in my areas of expertise; please connect with me for the same.