Nancy Hertzog Ph.D.
Nancy Hertzog, Ph.D. is a professor in the area of educational psychology at the University of Washington and the director of the Halbert and Nancy Robinson Center for Young Scholars. From 1995—2010, she held a faculty position in the Department of Special Education and directed University Primary School, an inclusive early childhood setting that serves children from preschool through first grade at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her primary area of interest relates to ways that teachers engage and challenge all students. She is the author of two books, Ready for Preschool, and Early Childhood Gifted Education, and has published in the Journal of Curriculum Studies, Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal for the Education of the Gifted, Roeper Review, Teaching Exceptional Children, Early Childhood Research and Practice, and Young Exceptional Children.