Tracy C. Missett

Tracy C. Missett, Ph.D, is an assistant professor at the University of Montana Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences, where she holds the Suzanne and Dave Peterson Endowed Professorship in Gifted Education. Dr. Missett received her Ph.D. and B.A. from the University of Virginia, her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and her M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University. While a doctoral student at the University of Virginia, Dr. Missett was a Graduate Research Assistant on a project of the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT) and engaged in research on the effectiveness of the CLEAR Curriculum Model. Dr. Missett has published multiple articles and book chapters on topics in gifted education, and she has received awards in both curriculum and research from the National Association for Gifted Children.