Susan M. Baum, Ph.D.

Susan M. Baum, Ph.D.

Susan Baum, Ph.D. is the Director of the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development at Bridges Academy, a school for twice-exceptional students, and academic coordinator for SUNY Buffalo State College Masters Program for International Educators. She is the 2010 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award, granted by the Weinfeld Group, for her contributions to the field of the education of twice-exceptional learners, 2011 recipient of the Connecticut Association for Gifted's Friend of the Gifted Award and the 2015 Distinguished Professional Alumni Award from the Neag School of Education for her work with twice-exceptional students.

Professor Emeritus from The College of New Rochelle, Susan is widely published in the areas of twice-exceptional students, primary-aged gifted students, and social and emotional factors affecting gifted students. Her books include Creativity 1,2,3; Chi Square, Pie Charts and Me; To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled: Strategies for Helping Bright Students with LD, ADHD, and More; Multiple Intelligences in the Elementary Classroom: A Teachers Toolkit; and Staying In Step: Nurturing the Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted Adolescents.

Her consulting takes her to exotic and not-so-exotic places around the world. From Zurich to Zimbabwe to Zagreb; from Colombia to Haiti to Nicaragua; from Prague to Helsinki to Estonia; from Malaysia to Shanghai to Eritrea; and from Ouagadougou to Tegucigalpa to Cochabamba and Puerto Vallarta, you can find her spreading the word about twice-exceptional students, talent development, differentiation, and stress management for adolescents.

Susan served on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Students and is the past president and founder of the Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students (AEGUS). Susan serves on the advisory boards of 2e Newsletter and Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities.

Susan M. Baum, Ph.D.'s Books