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Thomas P. Hebert


Thomas P. Hébert, Ph.D., is Professor of Gifted and Talented Education in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina. He has more than a decade of K–12 classroom experience working with gifted students and 25 years in higher education training graduate students and educators in gifted education. He has also conducted research for the National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented (NRC/GT). He served on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). He has served as a consultant to schools nationally and internationally in Italy, Taiwan, Paraguay, Peru, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Ghana, and Hong Kong. 

Dr. Hébert's research interests include social and emotional development of gifted students, culturally diverse gifted students, and problems gifted young men face. He is the author of the award-winning text Understanding the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Students. Dr. Hébert has received numerous research and teaching awards, including the 2000 Early Scholar Award from the National Association for Gifted Children and the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut.