Celebrating Dr. Susan K. Johnsen
Dr. Susan K. Johnsen, professor of educational psychology at Baylor University's School of Education, is a recognized authority on gifted learning. After nearly 30 years of service at Baylor, Dr. Johnsen will retire this year from her position in the School of Education.
During her tenure, Johnsen has authored numerous books, book chapters, journal articles and national conference presentations and has been the recipient of several grants for her research on gifted students. She is editor of Gifted Child Today and serves on the editorial review board of Gifted Child Quarterly. She has received awards for her work in the field of education, including NAGC’s President’s Award, CEC’s Leadership Award, TAG’s Leadership Award, TAGT’s President’s Award, TAGT’s Advocacy Award, and Baylor University’s Investigator Award, Teaching Award, and Contributions to the Academic Community.
Her impact on the profession of teaching and on the lives of our Baylor students is immeasurable. Words cannot express how deeply she will be missed at Baylor and among countless alumni and teachers across the nation. To celebrate her many years of service – colleagues, alumni, friends and family members can make a gift in her honor to the 1845 Scholars Fund supporting scholarships for teacher education.
All gifts will be in honor of Dr. Susan Johnsen and the Johnsen family will be notified of all donors.