The Center provides multiple opportunities for research for Baylor faculty and graduate students. Research topics include those listed below:

  • Research related to the process of talent development through out-of-school learning.
  • Research related to issues of equity and access for under-represented student populations.
  • Research related to school-based implementation of model curriculum.
  • Research related to effectiveness of professional learning on teacher practices in schools.
  • Research related to the development of creative capacities in specific disciplines.
  • Research related to STEM initiatives with gifted students in school and beyond school settings. 
  • Research related to social and emotional factors in creativity and talent development.
  • Research related to learner ability profiles including students with multiple exceptionalities.

Affiliated faculty maintain an active research agenda in the field of gifted education. In addition, Dr. Jennifer H. Robins is Co-Editor of the Journal for the Education of the Gifted (JEG), and Dr. Todd Kettler is Co-Editor of the Journal of Advanced Academics (JoAA). Baylor graduate student Yasmin Laird is Assistant Editor of JoAA. Dr. Laila Sanguras is Co-Editor of The Gifted Education Review (GER).

Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

School of Education

Marrs McLean Science Building #312
Waco, TX 76798-7301

(254) 710-2171

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