Jennifer H. Robins, Ph.D.
Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
Jennifer H. Robins, Ph.D., is the Director of the Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at Baylor University. She teachers both undergraduate and graduate courses in gifted education and educational psychology. She received her doctorate in educational psychology with an emphasis in gifted education from Baylor University. Previously, she taught gifted elementary students in Waco ISD; worked as senior editor at Prufrock Press, focusing on the development of scholarly materials; and was the Director of Publications and Professional Development at the Center for Gifted Education at William & Mary.
Her textbook, Introduction to Gifted Education, which was coedited with Dr. Julia Roberts and Dr. Tracy Ford Inman, won the 2018 Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented Legacy Book Award in the scholar category. Her most recent book, Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted (5th ed.), was published in 2020 and coedited with Dr. Jennifer L. Jolly. She has served as secretary, treasurer, and vice-president of The Association for the Gifted, Council for Exceptional Children, and has been actively involved with the National Association for Gifted Children and the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, serving on a number of committees and in positions as an elected or appointed member. She currently serves as Assistant Program Chair for the Research on Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent SIG, American Educational Research Association (elected position) and as Chair, Resource Review Council, Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented (appointed; inaugural position).
She is coeditor, with Dr. Jennifer L. Jolly, of the Journal for the Education of the Gifted. Her areas of interest include the history of gifted education and underrepresented populations.