Areas of Expertise
Ph.D. Education Psychology: Gifted Education
University of Connecticut
M.A. Gifted Education
Dissertation Award, 2nd Place, NAGC (2010)
Graduate Student of the Year, NAGC (2009)
Most Outstanding Paper, NAGC (2008)
Doctoral Lever Research, 2nd Place, NAGC (2007)
National Association of Gifted Students
American Educational Research Association
Publications & Presentations
Wilson, H. E., Siegle, D. S., McCoach, D. B., Little, C. A., & Reis, S. M. (Accepted). A model of academic self-concept: Perceived difficulty and social comparison among academically accelerated secondary school students. Gifted Child Quarterly.
Wilson, H. E., & Adelson, J. L. (2012). College choices of academically talented secondary students. Journal of Advanced Academics, 23, 32-52.
Rubenstein, L., & Wilson, H. E. (2011). Spicing up classrooms using creative challenges. Gifted Child Today, 34(2), 57-65.
Wilson, H. E., & Adelson, J. L. (2010, September). Parenting perfectionists: Encouraging healthy risk taking for Risk Evaders. Parenting for High Potential,13-19.
Nihalani, P. K., Wilson, H. E., Thomas, G., & Robinson, D. H. (2010). What determines high- and low-performing groups? The superstar effect. Journal of Advanced Academics, 2, 500-524.
Siegle, D., Moore, M., Mann, R. L., & Wilson, H. E. (2010). Factors that influence inservice and preservice teachers’ nominations of students for gifted and talented programs. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 33, 337-360.
Wilson, H. E. (2009). Picasso in your classroom: Meeting the needs of talented artists and visual learners in the elementary classroom. Gifted Child Today, 32, 36-45.
Wilson, H. E. (2008). The last word: An interview with Marilyn Cochran-Smith. Journal of Advanced Academics, 19, 744-749.
Wilson, H. E., & Adelson, J. L. (2008). The science of art and the art of science. Gifted Education Communicator, 39, 3, 24-27.
Wilson, H. E. (2010). Instructors manual. In G. A. Davis, S. Rimm, & D. Siegle, Education of the gifted and talented (6th ed.). New York: Prentice Hall.
Adelson, J. L., & Wilson, H. E. (2009). Letting go of perfect: Overcoming perfectionism in kids. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Wilson, H. E. (2011). Arts curriculum for gifted learners. In J. vanTassel-Baska & C. A. Little (Eds.), Content-based curriculum for high-ability learners (2nd ed., pp. 303-320). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Siegle, D. S., McCoach, D. B., & Wilson, H. E. (2009). Extending learning through mentorships. In F. A. Karnes & S. M. Bean (Eds.), Methods and materials for teaching the gifted (3rd ed., pp. 519-564). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Wilson, H. E. (2009). Specialized secondary schools. In B. Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity, and talent (pp. 818-820). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
Wilson, H. E., & Paul, K. A. (2009). Home schooling. In B. Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity, and talent (pp. 432-435). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
Wilson, H. E. (In Press). RTI with differentiated instruction, grades 6-8: A classroom teacher’s guide: A review [Book Review]. Gifted Children.
Wilson, H. E. (Winter 2007- present). Smart cookies. Teaching for High Potential. [Regular Column, Cartoon].
Wilson, H. E. (2007). Media themes and threads [Review of Differentiating Content for Gifted Learners in Grades 6-12: A CD-ROM of Customizable Menus and Study Guides]. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 31, 261-268.
Wilson, H. E. (2007). Media themes and threads [Review of the curriculum Creative Problem Solving Kit]. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 31, 110-116.