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2.9.4 Publishing your work in gifted education: Ask the journal editors

What are the editors of the varied journals in gifted education looking for? As a potential author, what can you do to increase the chances that your work will be published? Current or incoming editors of five journals in gifted education will participate in this panel. Each will briefly describe the journal he or she edits and the kind of work each journal publishes. Panelists also will share their advice for authors who wish to have their work published in these peer-reviewed gifted education journals. A question and answer period with the audience will follow the formal presentation.


Jae Yup Jung
The University of New South Wales

Dr Jae Yup Jung is a Senior Lecturer, a GERRIC Senior Research Fellow and a former Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow in the School of Education at UNSW. The focus of his research is on the decision-making of gifted adolescents on topics such as careers, university entrance and friendships, usually incorporating motivational and cultural perspectives. His research has been recognised with awards from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and Mensa International. He is the editor of the Australasian Journal of Gifted Education and a member of the editorial boards of Gifted Child Quarterly and the Journal of Employment Counselling.

Leonie Kronborg
Monash University

Dr. Leonie Kronborg, Senior Lecturer and Co-ordinator of Postgraduate Studies in Gifted Education at the Faculty of Education, Monash University teaches gifted education at pre-service and post graduate level, and supervises PhD students with research interests in gifted education and talent development. She is a past president of the Australian Association for the Education of Gifted Children and elected Executive Member of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, 2013-2017. She gained the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2013; is Co-Editor of Gifted and Talented International journal and on the Editorial Board of Australasian Journal of Gifted Education.

Michael S Matthews
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
United States

Dr. Michael S. Matthews is Director of Academically/Intellectually Gifted graduate programs at UNC Charlotte in North Carolina, USA. He is incoming co-editor of Gifted Child Quarterly and Chair of the Research on Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent SIG of the American Educational Research Association. Dr. Matthews’ scholarship address education policy, science learning, motivation and underachievement, parenting, and related issues in gifted education. He is author or editor of five books, around 35 articles, and over a dozen book chapters. His work has been recognized with the Early Scholar Award (NAGC), the Legacy Book Award (TAGT), and the Pyryt Collaboration Award (AERA).


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