Melanie Caughey

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr. Melanie Caughey received her Ph.D. in gifted education from the University of Virginia. She has taught undergraduate coursework on ELA methods and secondary content literacy, as well as graduate coursework on instructional coaching, gifted education, curriculum development, differentiated instruction, creativity, social-emotional needs of gifted learners, development of programming and services, action research, and introductory research methods. In addition, she has worked to support the needs of gifted students with the Saturday and Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) at UVA and the Programs for Talented Youth (PTY) at Vanderbilt University. She has presented her work at national, state, and local conferences and published several journal articles and book chapters. She has served on the Gifted Advisory Council for the Ohio Department of Education and has been active in multiple gifted education organizations. 

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