Bronwyn MacFarlane, Ph.D.

Bronwyn MacFarlane, Ph.D.

Bronwyn MacFarlane is an assistant professor of gifted education in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). She teaches graduate-level courses in gifted education and works with the UALR Center for Gifted Education. Prior to joining the UALR graduate school faculty, Dr. MacFarlane worked at the Center for Gifted Education at The College of William and Mary in Virginia as the research assistant to Dr. Joyce VanTassel-Baska for 3 years while earning her doctorate in educational policy, planning, and leadership with dual specializations in both gifted education program administration and K–12 school administration. She received the 2008 National Association for Gifted Children Outstanding Doctoral Student Award; the 2008 College of William and Mary School of Education Dean’s Award for Excellence; the 2007 College of William and Mary Excellence in Gifted Education Doctoral Award; and the 2007 International P.E.O. Scholar Award. Leading Change in Gifted Education is Dr. MacFarlane’s first edited volume.