Jennifer Riedl Cross, Ph.D.

Jennifer Riedl Cross, Ph.D.

Jennifer Riedl Cross received her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Ball State University. Her area of specialization is cognitive and social processes, with an emphasis in gifted studies. Her research focuses on the social environment of schools and the development of attitudes, particularly those regarding social structures. She has presented at numerous local, national, and international conferences, and published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Roeper Review, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, and Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. Dr. Cross is experienced in both qualitative and quantitative approaches to research. Over the past two decades, she has been assistant or managing editor for major research journals in the field of gifted education, including Gifted Child Quarterly and Roeper Review, and presently is managing editor for the Journal for the Education of the Gifted. Dr. Cross serves The College of William and Mary Center for Gifted Education and the School of Education as assistant professor of research.