Susannah M. Wood, Ph.D.

Susannah M. Wood, Ph.D.

Susannah M. Wood is currently an associate professor at the University of Iowa where she teaches both doctoral students and master's students in the school counseling program. She collaborates with the Connie Belin and Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talented Development by providing professional development around the social and emotional needs of gifted students. Susannah received her M.Ed. in School Counseling and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from The College of William and Mary. She was a middle school counselor working with 6th and 7th grade students in Newport News, Virginia during the academic year, and spent summers as a residential counselor for programs such as Johns Hopkins' Center for Talented Youth, and the Virginia Governor's School for the Visual and Performing Arts and Humanities. Her research interests encompass preparing school counselors for their practice with a focus on serving the gifted population in collaboration with other educators and professionals. She has won the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision award for teaching in 2015. Also in 2015 she co-edited, with Dr. Nicholas Colangelo, a special section in the Journal of Counseling & Development published by the American Counseling Association dedicated to counseling the gifted individual. She recently co-edited the book Serving Gifted Students in Rural Settings: A Framework for Bridging Gifted Education and Rural Classrooms, Dr. Tamra Stambaugh which won the 2015 Texas Association for Gifted and Talented (TAGT) Legacy Book award for scholarship.

Susannah M. Wood, Ph.D.'s Books

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