GER2I Directory

Gifted, Creative and Talented Education Faculty

Clinical Assistant Professor Gifted, Creative and Talented StudiesEducational Studies
Work Phone: (765)494-7243
Director of the Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute (GER2I), Associate Professor Gifted, Creative and Talented StudiesEducational Studies
Work Phone: (765) 494-7243 Website: Vita
Associate Director of the Gifted Education Research and Resource Institute (GER2I), Clinical Associate Professor, & High-ability Certificate/Licensure Advisor Gifted, Creative and TalentedEducational Studies
Work Phone: (765) 494-7252 Website: Vita

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GER²I Staff

Pamela Dexter
Program Manager
Gifted Education Research & Resource Institute
(765) 494-7241

Sara Lee
Administrative Assistant
Gifted Education Research & Resource Institute
(765) 494-7243

Graduate Staff and Volunteers

Alia Nerys Pineda Medina
GER²I Graduate Assistant
GER²I Super Saturday/Super Summer Program Coordinator
(765) 496-2847
BRNG 3159

Brenda Matos
GER²I Graduate Assistant
Academic Coordinator of GER²I Summer Program
(765) 496-2864
BRNG 3159

Anthony Careth
GER²I Graduate Assistant
GER²I Summer Residential Life Coordinator
(765) 494-7243 Phone
BRNG 3125

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Advisory Board

  • Dr. Bill Asher (MS ’51, PhD ’55)
    Professor Emeritus, Purdue University
  • Ms. Kathleen Bandolik
    Retired Principal, O.A. Thorpe Academy
  • Dr. Nina Buchanan (PhD ’84)
    Professor Emerita, University of Hawaii Hilo
  • Dr. Pam R. Clinkenbeard (MS ’80, PhD ’84)
    Professor of Educational Foundations, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Dr. David Dai (PhD)
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Educational and Counseling Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York
  • Dr. Janice Davidson (BA ’66, HDR ’97)
    Owner/President, Davidson Group, Ex-Officio Board Member
  • Dr. Felicia Dixon  (PhD ’96)
    Professor Emerita,  Ball State University
  • Dr. Matt Fugate
    Assistant Professor, University of Houston-Downtown
  • Dr. Jan Hansen (Ph.D. ’88)
    President/CEO, Educate Tanzania
  • Mrs. Dorothy L. Huang (MS ’72)
    Realtor, Remax of Naperville
  • Dr. Penny Britton Kolloff (PhD ’83)
    Professor Emerita, IL State University
  • Dr. Sidney Moon (MS ’85, Ph.D. ’91)
    Professor Emerita, Purdue University
  • Jack Palmer
    Marketing Coordinator, Frontier Builders
  • Dr. Scott Peters (Ph.D. ’09)
    Associate Professor of Educational Foundations, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
  • Dr. Ann Robinson (PhD ‘ 83)
    Center for Gifted Education, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Mr. Gregg Rutter (BA ’78, MAT ’08)
    Gifted and Talented Education Coordinator, Nay Ah Shing Schools Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
  • Dr. Kathleen Steele (BA ’70, MS ’72, PhD ’81)
    Superintendent, Crawfordsville, Community School Corporation
  • Alfonso José Uribe
    USM Colombia S.A.
  • Dr. Gilman W. Whiting (PhD ’04)
    Professor, Vanderbilt University
  • Dr. Vicki Vaughn (PhD ’91)
    Retired Principal & GT Coordinator, Edgelea Elementary School
  • Dr. Yang Yang (PhD ’12)
    Director of Student Life, Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science

Contact the GER2I main office at (765) 494-7243 or by email at