Carolyn M. Callahan

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Dr. Carolyn M. Callahan, Commonwealth Professor of Education Emeritus at the University of Virginia, has been principal investigator of the National Center for Research on Gifted Education (formerly NRC/GT), and principal investigator on multiple Javits grants including Project PLACE, focusing on the identification and provision of services to rural gifted students. Her work with the NRC/GT and with the Javits projects has focused on identification of gifted students from under-represented populations, curriculum development, evaluation, and implementation. She has been recognized as Outstanding Professor of the Commonwealth of Virginia and Distinguished Scholar of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and has served as President of NAGC and the Association for the Gifted, and as Editor of Gifted Child Quarterly. Dr. Callahan has published over 250 articles and 50 book chapters. She is the co-editor of, Fundamentals of Gifted Education: Considering Multiple Perspectives (2nd ed.) and Critical Issues in Gifted Education (3rd ed.).