Dona Mathews, PhD

Dona Matthews, Ph.D., has worked with children, families, and schools since 1990. In addition to running a private practice with a focus on giftedness and other special needs, she was Executive Director, Millennium Dialogue on Early Child Development, University of Toronto, and founding Director, Hunter College Center for Gifted Studies and Education, City University of New York. She has published dozens of articles and book chapters, and is co-author of four books: Being Smart about Gifted Education (with Joanne Foster); The Development of Giftedness and Talent across the Life Span (with Frances Degen Horowitz and Rena Subotnik); The Routledge International Companion to Gifted Education (with Tom Balchin and Barry Hymer); and, most recently, Beyond Intelligence: Secrets for Raising Happily Productive Kids (with Joanne Foster).

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