Thomas P. Hébert, Ph.D., is a professor of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina where he teaches graduate courses in gifted education. He was a teacher for thirteen years, ten of which were spent working with gifted students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Tom taught in Maine, Georgia, Connecticut, and West Germany with the Department of Defense Dependents Schools. He coordinated programs for gifted high school students at Southeastern Massachusetts University and was a researcher with the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. His research interests include social and emotional development of gifted students, culturally diverse gifted students, underachievement, and problems faced by gifted young men. He is the author of the forthcoming book entitled Honoring the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students.
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