Senior Lecturer in Gifted & Special Education, GERRIC Senior Research Fellow, UNSW

Dr Susen Smith is GERRIC Senior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer in Gifted & Special Education at the School of Education, UNSW, Australia, and adjunct at UNE. Her specific research interests include dynamically differentiating curriculum and pedagogy using the Model of Dynamic Differentiation (MoDD), taxonomies and matrices for multi-disciplinary planning for student diversity in inclusive contexts, including students with giftedness, underachievement, and learning difficulties. She has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University, Hunter College CUNY, and the Hong Kong Institute of Education, published in international journals, such as the Gifted Education International, Asia-Pacific Journal of Gifted and Talented Education and The International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity, and presented her work as an invited keynote speaker at Australian and international conferences.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Adjunct Senior Lecturer In Gifted Education, UNE
  • 2012–present
    Senior Lecturer in Gifted & Special Education, GERRIC Senior Research Fellow, UNSW

Education

  • 2007 
    The University of Newcastle, PhD