Prof. Jonathan Plucker is the Julian C. Stanley Endowed Professor of Talent Development at Johns Hopkins University, where he works in the School of Education and Center for Talented Youth. He graduated with degrees in chemistry education and educational psychology from UConn, then after briefly teaching at an elementary school in New York, received his Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Virginia. His research examines education policy and talent development, with over 200 publications to his credit. His books include Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education with Carolyn Callahan, Intelligence 101 with Amber Esping, and Essentials of Creativity Assessment with James Kaufman and John Baer. Prof. Plucker has worked on projects involving educators, schools, and students in all 50 states and several countries. He is an APA and AAAS Fellow and recipient of the Arnheim Award for Outstanding Achievement from APA and Distinguished Scholar Award from NAGC.