Iris Firstenberg (B.A. '78, M.A. '81, Ph.D. '83) joined the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2004. She specializes in strategies for creative problem solving and innovative thinking. She conducts custom on-site courses and seminars for organizations on the topics of creativity and innovation. Her sessions provide exciting, thought-provoking and practical strategies to help turn creative ideas into innovative business solutions.
Firstenberg is the recipient of the 2002 UCLA Department of Psychology Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award and the 2011 UCLA Extension Distinguished Teaching Award.
Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, 1983, UCLA
M.A. Cognitive Psychology, 1981, UCLA
B.A. Linguistics and Psychology, 1978, UCLA