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John Fitzgerald Cabra Buffalo State - State University of New York

John F. Cabra is an Associate Professor at the State University of New York College at Buffalo's International Center for Studies in Creativity where as part of a team he focuses on teaching, assessing and researching the science of creativity. John specializes in facilitating and accelerating scientific and interdisciplinary innovation. John has written journal articles, books chapters and books in the areas of business, technology, engineering, and creativity.


In recognition for his work, he was awarded the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, and grants from the National Science Foundation and the State University of New York.  John is also a Fulbright Scholar.


Some organizations that have benefited from John’s training and organizational development expertise include IBM, Pfizer, Kraft Foods, Coca-Cola, British Home Office, National Science Foundation, NASA, Drexel University, Penn State University, Purdue University, and The Ohio State University.


Dr. Cabra held internal consulting positions for American Airlines in the fields of training and development, employee relations, and organizational development.  Before joining American Airlines, he was a training and organizational development specialist for Fisher–Price Toys.