Elizabeth Shaunessy-Dedrick, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Shaunessy-Dedrick, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Shaunessy-Dedrick, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Gifted Education in the Department of Special Education at the University of South Florida. Her research addresses the social-emotional development of students in International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement courses, representation of underserved populations of the gifted (primarily English Language Learners and students from economically-challenged backgrounds). She teaches courses leading to a master's degree in gifted education and serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Advanced Academics.