2014-2017 NCRGE Advisory Board

Camilla Benbow

 Dr. Camilla Benbow
Vanderbilt University

Dr. Camilla Benbow, a member of the National Mathematics Advisory Panel who also served on the National Science Board, which oversees the National Science Foundation

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Dr. David Figlio
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy and Director of the Institute for Policy Research; also Associate of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Dr. Deborah Gist
Rhode Island Commissioner of Education

Dr. Deborah Gist, Rhode Island Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education (and formerly the State Superintendent of Education for the District of Columbia).


Dr. Larry Hedges
Northwestern University

Dr. Larry Hedges, a national leader in educational statistics and evaluation and Professor of Statistics and Education and Social Policy, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University.

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Dr. Yvette Jackson
National Urban Alliance for Effective Education

Dr. Yvette Jackson, Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education, founded at The College Board and Columbia University.

David Leal

Dr. David Leal
University of Texas at Austin

Dr. David Leal, Professor of Government and Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin (and an expert in Latino education issues).


Dr. Sidney Moon
Purdue University

Dr. Sidney Moon, former associate dean and director of the Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI) at the College of Education, Purdue University.

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Dr. Julia Link Roberts
Western Kentucky University

Dr. Julia Roberts, founder of the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, which Newsweek has twice ranked the best public high school in the U.S.


Dr. Rena Subotnik

Dr. Rena Subotnik, founder of the Katz Rosen Center for Gifted Education Policy at the American Psychological Association (G&T)

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Dr. Lynne Vernon-Feagans
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

 Dr. Lynne Vernon-Feagan is William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of Early Childhood, Intervention and Literacy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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 Dr. Frank C. Worrell

Dr. Frank C. Worrell is a Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds affilate appointments in the Psychology Department (Social and Personality area), and with the Center for Child and Youth Policy, the Center for Race and Gender, and the Center for Latino Policy Research.