Hope (Bess) E. Wilson

Chair, NAGC Arts Network
University of North Florida

Hope (Bess) E. Wilson is an assistant professor of education at the University of North Florida, and graduated with a PhD in Gifted Education from the University of Connecticut. Her research regarding gifted education has been published in Journal for the Education of the GiftedGifted Child Today, and the Journal of Advanced Academics, and her cartoons are a regular feature in Teaching for High Potential. She is the co-author of the book Letting Go of Perfect: Overcoming Perfectionism in Kids (Prufrock Press, 2009). She has served on the Publications and Development committees for the National Association for Gifted Children, as chair of the Arts Network for the National Association for Gifted Children, and on the executive boards of the Research on Giftedness Creativity and Talent SIG for the American Educational Research Association and the Florida Association for the Gifted.