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Jonathan Plucker: SOE Faculty 

Jonathan Plucker PhD

Julian C. Stanley Professor of Talent Development
McAuley Hall
5801 Smith Ave, Ste 400
Baltimore, MD 21209

Biography

Jonathan Plucker, the Julian C. Stanley Endowed Professor of Talent Development at Johns Hopkins University, works in both the Center for Talented Youth and School of Education. His research examines education policy and talent development, with over 200 publications to his credit and over $40 million in external funding to support his work. His recent books include Excellence Gaps in Education, with Scott Peters (Harvard Ed Press); Critical Issues and Practices in Gifted Education, with Carolyn Callahan (Prufrock Press); Intelligence 101, with Amber Esping (Springer); and Creativity and Innovation (Prufrock Press). He is an APA, APS, AERA and AAAS Fellow, and a recipient of the 2012 Arnheim Award for Outstanding Achievement from APA and of the 2013 Distinguished Scholar Award from the National Association for Gifted Children. He graduated with a B.S. in chemistry education and M.A. in educational psychology from the University of Connecticut. After briefly teaching at an elementary school in New York, he received his Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Virginia.

Education

Education

Ph.D., Educational Psychology with emphasis in statistics and research methodology, University of Virginia

M.A., Educational Psychology: Special Education, University of Connecticut

B.S., with honors in Secondary Chemistry Education, University of Connecticut

Courses Taught

Grants and Contracts Awarded

Recent Publications and Presentations

Books

Plucker, J., & Esping, A. (2014). Intelligence 101. New York: Springer.

Plucker, J., & Callahan, C. M. (Eds.). (2014). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says (2nd ed.). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Plucker, J., & Callahan, C. M. (Eds.). (2008). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Kaufman, J., Plucker, J., & Baer, J. (2008). Essentials of creativity assessment. New York: Wiley.

Recent publications

Plucker, J. (2015). A critical response to “The psychology of creativity: A critical reading.” Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 1(2), 228-232. DOI: 10.15290/ctra.2014.01.02.09

Plucker, J., Esping, A., Kaufman, J. C., & Avitia, M. A. (2015). Creativity and intelligence. In S. Goldstein, D. Princiotta, & J. A. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspective, and current concepts (pp. 283-291). New York: Springer.

Esping, A., & Plucker, J. (2015). Alfred Binet and the children of Paris. In S. Goldstein, D. Princiotta, & J. A. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspective, and current concepts (pp. 153-161). New York: Springer.

Hartley, K.. A., & Plucker, J. (2014). Teacher use of creativity-enhancing activities in Chinese and American elementary classrooms. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 389-399. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.961771. www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NJUgPgEpe9FxFcSXA98I/full

Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. (2014). Facts are more important than novelty: Replication in the education sciences. Educational Researcher, 43, 304-316. DOI: 10.3102/0013189X14545513.

Long, H., Plucker, J., Yu, Q., Ding, Y., & Kaufman, J. C. (2014). Research productivity and performance of journals in the creativity sciences: A bibliometric analysis. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 353-360. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.929425. www.tandfonline.com/eprint/A5T3ujuntv2drEpzGFYx/full

Hardesty, J., McWilliams, J., & Plucker, J. (2014). Excellence gaps: What they are, why they are bad, and how smart contexts can address them … or make them worse. High Ability Studies, 25, 71-80. www.tandfonline.com/eprint/CxEN4szD3IFXscJ6xbNj/full

McWilliams, J., & Plucker, J. (2014). Brain cancer, meat glue, and shifting models of outstanding human behavior: Smart contexts for the 21st century. Talent Development and Excellence, 6(1), 47-55.

Plucker, J., & Callahan, C. M. (2014). Research on giftedness and gifted education: Status of the field and considerations for the future. Exceptional Children, 80, 390-406. DOI: 10.1177/0014402914527244.

Plucker, J., Qian, M., & Schmalensee, S. L. (2014). Is what you see what you really get? Comparison of scoring techniques in the assessment of real-world divergent thinking. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 135-143. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.901023. www.tandfonline.com/eprint/gsnq4DiaCgUuqxB2r4gs/full

Harris, B., & Plucker, J. (2014). Achieving equity and excellence: The role of school mental health providers in shrinking excellence gaps. Gifted Child Today, 37(2), 110-116.

Prusinski, E. L., Ruddy, A., Plucker, J., & Cierniak, K. A. (2014). Chartering new waters: The Indianapolis mayoral transition and the charter school community. Educational Policy. DOI: 10.1177/0895904813510776

Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. (2014). Creativity is more than novelty: Reconsidering replication as a creative act. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 27-29.

Plucker, J., & Esping, A. (2014). Developing and maintaining a website for teaching and learning about intelligence. Intelligence, 42, 171-175. DOI: 10.1016/j.intell.2013.08.007.

Plucker, J. (2014). Managing our expectations: What we can and can’t learn from innovations in teacher quality in other countries. In F. M. Hess & M. Q. McShane (Eds.), Teacher quality 2.0: Toward a new era in education reform (pp. 203-218). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. (2014). School choice. In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education (2nd ed.; pp. 545-552). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Burroughs, N., & Plucker, J. (2014). Excellence gaps. In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education (2nd ed.; pp. 255-265). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Plucker, J. (2014). Review of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 262-263.

Complete CV

Jonathan A. Plucker

Johns Hopkins University    
410-735-4177 (O)
5801 Smith Avenue, Suite 400    
Baltimore, MD 21209    
jplucker@jhu.edu
ORCID: 0000-0002-5327-0851    

EDUCATION

1993 – 1995 University of Virginia, Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with emphasis in statistics and research methodology, Dissertation: Measurement and structure of the self-concept of gifted adolescents

1991 – 1992 The University of Connecticut, M.A. in Educational Psychology: Special Education

1987 – 1991 The University of Connecticut, B.S. with honors in Secondary Chemistry Education

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2016 – Present    Julian Stanley Professor of Talent Development, Endowed Chair appointed jointly between the School of Education and Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

2012 – 2016 Professor and Raymond Neag Endowed Professor in Education, Joint Appointment in Educational Leadership and Educational Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

1997 – 2012 Professor of Educational Psychology and Cognitive Science, Adjunct Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (Assistant Professor, 1997-2001; Associate Professor, 2001-2006)

1995 – 1997 Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology and Measurement, Maine Education Policy Research Institute, University of Maine, Orono, ME

Various Visiting Professor: Shaanxi Normal University, (2012-2013); Wedge Visiting Professorship, Western Kentucky University (2011, 2014); University of New South Wales (2010); East China Normal University (2009-2012); Duke University, Durham, NC (1998)

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

2011 Director, National School Choice Resource Center (U.S. Department of Education funded)    
2010 – 2011 Associate Vice Provost/Special Advisor for the Social Sciences, Indiana University
2010 – 2012 Director, Indiana Complex Operations Partnership, Indiana University
2009 – 2012 Director, Consortium for Education and Social Science Research, Indiana University
2004 – 2012 Director, Center for Evaluation and Education Policy, Indiana University (Director, Indiana Education Policy Center, & Interim Director, Indiana Center for Evaluation, 2003)

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017 – Present Publications and Editorial Committee, International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)
2016 – Present Charter School Program Evaluation Review Group, U.S. Department of Education
2015 – 2016 Study Group, Assessing Intra- and Interpersonal Competencies, National Academies of Science
2008 – 2010 Teacher Quality Leadership Team, Education Commission of the States, Denver, Colorado
2007 – 2008 Board of Education, St. Charles School, Bloomington, Indiana
2007 Advisory Committee, Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of Public Attitudes Toward Public Schools
Various Research Assistant, University of Virginia (1993-95) & University of Connecticut (1991-92)
1992 – 1993 Teacher, West Point (NY) Elementary and Middle Schools

LICENSES AND CLEARANCES

State of Indiana, Superintendent License (1084002), 2011-2016
State of Connecticut, Initial Educator License (19350), Chemistry, Grades 7-12, lapsed
Security Clearance: Secret (granted April 29, 2011)

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

Major External Honors
2017 Selected Fellow of the American Educational Research Association
2016 Selected Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science
2015 Curry School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Virginia
2013 Distinguished Scholar Award, National Association for Gifted Children
2012 Rudolf Arnheim Award for Outstanding Achievement, Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts (APA Division 10)
2011 Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
2010 Neag School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award, The University of Connecticut
2009 Emerging Leader Award, Phi Delta Kappa International
2009 Elected Fellow of the American Psychological Association
2008 Top 40 Under 40 Outstanding Graduate, The University of Connecticut
2007 E. Paul Torrance Award, National Association for Gifted Children
2001 Daniel E. Berlyne Award for outstanding research by a junior scholar, American Psychological Association Division 10 – Psychology & the Arts
1998 National Association for Gifted Children Early Scholar Award

OTHER EXTERNAL HONORS
2017 Christian Science Monitor influencer poll panel
2012 Honorary Advisory Board, American Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
2011, 2013-2016 Ranked in Top 100 of the Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings
2008 Legacy Book Award, Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, Scholar Category
2008 Honorary Advisory Board, Center for Creativity and Innovation Studies, National Chengchi University
2003 OTRP Instructional Resource Award from The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A.) to expand intelligence web site
2000 Mensa Education & Research Foundation Award for Excellence in Research 
1998 National Association for Gifted Children Curriculum Award
1997 Honorable Mention for Gifted Child Quarterly Paper of the Year
1997 Mensa International Award for Excellence in Research

INTERNAL HONORS
2005 Teaching and Learning with Technology Grant, IU Teaching & Learning Technology Centers (Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A.) to expand intelligence web site
2004 Poynter Fellowship on the Ethics of Childhood
2001 Indiana University SBC Fellowship to develop intelligence web site
2000 Scholarship of Learning and Teaching Presentation Award, IU Dean of Faculties Office 
2000 Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, Indiana University School of Education

SELECTED GRANTS AND CONTRACTS
 
PI or co-PI on over 100 grants and contracts totaling approximately $40 million, including:

Federal Sources
National Research Center on Gifted Education, U.S. Department of Education, $2,000,000, 2014-2016 (co-PI)
Testing the Effectiveness of CALM for High School Chemistry Students, U.S. Department of Education, Institute for Education Sciences, $2,019,809, 2009-2013
Training for OSEP Project Officers, US Department of Education, $10,226, 2008
Leveraging Educational Technology to Keep America Competitive, U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with Granato Consulting Group, $3,100,000, 2007-2009 
Evaluation of “Iterative Model Building: A Program for Training Quality Teachers and Measuring Teacher Quality,” National Science Foundation, $50,000, 2007-2009
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Institute for Education Sciences, Institute for Education Sciences and Synergy Enterprises, $117,094, 2007
Afterschool Randomized Controlled Trial: The Voyager Passport Program in Kentucky 21st Century Community Learning Centers,  The National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning at SEDL, 2006-2008, $603,543
Experimental Evaluation of a Full-Day Kindergarten Program, U. S. Department of Education, Institute for Education Sciences, $802,418, 2005-2008
Evaluation Technical Assistance, U. S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement and Synergy Enterprises, 2005-2010, $834,604
Technical Assistance Contract to Teaching American History Grantees, Synergy Enterprises and U. S. Department of Education, $363,141, 2004-2008
Teaching American History Program Analysis and Technical Assistance, U.S. Department of Education and Synergy Enterprises, $195,431, 2004-2006.

State Sources (Indiana)
Evaluation of the School Improvement Fund Program, Indiana Department of Education, $760,000, 2008-2009
Evaluation of 21st Century Community Learning Centers, Indiana Dept of Education, $171,872, 2007-2009
Evaluation of the Indiana Statewide Longitudinal Data System, Indiana Dept of Education, $109,964, 2008-2009
Responses to Scientific, Research-Based Interventions as a Tool for Instructing Students with a Learning Disability: A Multi-Year Study, Indiana Department of Education, $196,401, 2008-2009
Evaluation of the Power-Up for Science project, Indiana Commission for Higher Education, $11,818, 2008
Evaluation of the Indiana State Charter School System, Indiana General Assembly, $100,000, 2007-2008
Public Opinion Survey on Higher Education Issues, Indiana Commission for Higher Education, $34,109, 2007
International Benchmark Research, Indiana Department of Education, $4,000, 2007
Survey of Indiana School Counselors, Central Indiana Educational Services Center, $7,499, 2006-2007
Learn More Survey Project, Indiana Commission for Higher Education, $415,429, 2005-2010
Evaluation of the Computer Assisted Learning Method for Chemistry, Indiana Dept of Education, $10,000, 2005
Alternative Education Program Profile Project, Indiana Department of Education, $87,237, 2005-2010 
Special Education Service Delivery Study, Indiana Department of Education, $384,091, 2005-2007
Impact of School Corporation Consolidation in Indiana, Indiana Department of Education, $13,811, 2005-2007
Indiana Dept of Education Charter School Research and Technical Assistance Project, $235,000, 2004-2005.
Evaluation of the Reading First Program, Indiana Department of Education, $1,368,345, 2003-2009.
Research-Based Reading Reform: Technical Support for Indiana’s Early Intervention Grant Program, Indiana Department of Education, $729,144, 2002-2008.

State Sources (Other than Indiana)
New York State Charter School Grant Program Evaluator, New York State Education Dept, $178,123, 2009-2014
Evaluation of the Ohio Leadership Forum Project, Ohio Department of Education, $40,881, 2006-2007
Help Me Grow Developmental Evaluation Tool Alignment, Ohio Department of Health, 2006-2007, $97,238 
Evaluation of the Kentucky Transition to Teaching Program, $105,000, 2005-2008
Cleveland Scholarship and Tutoring Program (CSTP) Evaluation, Ohio Department of Education, $50,763, 2005
Evaluation of the HIV/AIDS Take Action, Keep Educated Project, Georgia Dept. of Health, $28,500, 2005-2006
Georgia Charter Schools Program Evaluation, Georgia Department of Education, $19,557, 2005
Identification of Students who are Limited English Proficient as Gifted, Ohio Dept of Education, $46,500, 2005
Evaluation of the Kentucky 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program, $1,194,696, 2004-2010.
Evaluation of “Expanding the Pool” Teacher Recruitment Pilot, Ohio Dept of Education, $251,354, 2003-2005.

School District Sources
Evaluation of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Project RISE, School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, $500,000, 2007-2012
Evaluation of Indianapolis Charter Schools, City of Indianapolis, $462,000, 2007-2010
Evaluation of the Administrator Incentive Program, School Board of Miami-Dade County, $10,000, 2007
Evaluation of Montgomery County's Community Alliance to Promote Education (CAPE) Grant, Crawfordsville Community School Corporation, $45,000, 2006-2010
Evaluation of the IPS 21st Century Community Learning Centers Initiative, $55,000, 2005-2008
Evaluation of the Indianapolis Public Schools/National Urban Alliance Literacy Program, $143,473, 2004.

Foundation Sources
Creation of a Report Card Assessing State-level Support for Advanced Education for Low-Income Students, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, $30,521, 2014
Evaluation of the European Amgen Scholars Program: An Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology, Amgen Foundation, $90,499, 2008-2010
Evaluation of the Advancing Academic Excellence Program, American Student Achievement Institute and Lumina Foundation, $40,000, 2006-2008
Evaluation of the Amgen Scholars Program, Amgen Foundation, $440,533, 2006-2010
Evaluating Comprehensive Cancer Control in Indiana, American Cancer Society Found’n, $189,828, 2004-2010
Education Resource Center Evaluation, Simon Youth Foundation, $90,253, 2004-2005.

Other Sources
Preparing for the Future: Research on 21st Century Skills, Partnership for 21st Century Skills, $64,502, 2014
Evaluation of CISE Pathways to Revitalized Undergraduate Education, Purdue University (National Science Foundation), $73,114, 2009-2012
Common Goal Educational Initiative Evaluation Study, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, $38,724, 2009-2010
Study of Educational Adequacy, Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents, $12,341, 2009
Evaluation Services for Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, KPB School District, $19,924, 2009-2010
Improving Student Achievement & Supporting High Quality Instruction in Indiana through the Diagnostic Tools of Acuity: An Evaluation Study, CTB McGraw-Hill, $263,868, 2008-2010
Evaluation of the Kentucky Math Coaching Program, Northern Kentucky University, $55,858, 2008-2010
Evaluation of “Life Sciences Tech. Training in Southern IN,” Ivy Tech Community College, $59,584, 2007-2010
Evaluation of National Consortium to Develop Community Service Opportunities for Youth, Corporation for National and Community Service, $103,174, 2006-2009
Program Evaluation of College Mentors for Kids, College Mentors for Kids, Inc., $53,198, 2007
Developing National Student Engagement Surveys for Chinese Secondary and Higher Education: Effective Practice for an Era of Mass Schooling, Indiana University Faculty Research Support Program, in partnership with the IU East Asian Studies Center and Center for Postsecondary Research, $82,061, 2007-2008
Evaluation of the Vocation Awareness Project, Indiana Network Higher Educ. Ministries, $25,000, 2006-2009
Evaluation of the Indiana Youth Institute's Fatherhood Initiative, Indiana Youth Institute, $99,879, 2006-2007
Evaluation of the IYI Compassion Capital Fund Demonstration Project, $182,264, 2004-2007
Evaluation of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis IndyAfterSchool Program, $56,396, 2004-2007
Full Day Versus Half Day Kindergarten: Review and Analysis of National and Indiana Data, Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents, $19,906, 2003.

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Publications

Subotnik, R., Olszewski-Kubilius, P., Makel, M., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). Universal principles of learning require unique applications for gifted students [Commentary]. Canadian Psychology.
Pang, W., Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). Confucian conceptions of human intelligence. Review of General Psychology.
Peters, S. J., Makel, M. C., Matthews, M. S., Rambo-Hernandez, K. E., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). Should millions of students take a gap year? Large numbers of students start the school year above grade level. Gifted Child Quarterly.
Plucker, J. A., Lim, W., & Lee, K. (in press). Viewing through one prism or two? Discriminant validity of implicit theories of intelligence and creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.
Plucker, J. A., Makel, M. C., Matthews, M. S., Peters, S. J., & Rambo-Hernandez, K. E. (in press). Blazing new trails: Strengthening policy research in gifted education. Gifted Child Quarterly.
Chen, B., Hu, W., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). The effect of mood on problem finding in scientific creativity. Journal of Creative Behavior.
Hartley, K., Long, H., & Plucker, J. A. (2016). Creative self-efficacy and teacher ratings of student creativity in Chinese elementary classrooms. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 22, 142-151.
Worrell, F. C., Knotek, S. E., Plucker, J. A., Portenga, S., Simonton, D. K., Olszewski-Kubilius, P., Schultz, S. R., & Subotnik, R. F. (2016). Competition's role in developing psychological strength and outstanding performance. Review of General Psychology, 20I, 259-271.
Thompson Dorsey, D., & Plucker, J. A. (2016). Deregulation and the American education marketplace. Peabody Journal of Education, 91, 424-440.
Makel, M. C., Plucker, J. A., Freeman, J., Lombardi, A., Simonsen, B., & Coyne, M. (2016). Replication of special education research: Necessary but far too rare. Remedial and Special Education, 37, 205-212. DOI: 10.1177/0741932516646083
Siegle, D., Gubbins, E. J., O’Rourke, P., Langley, S. D., Mun, R. U., Luria, S. R., Little, C. A., McCoach, D. B., Knupp, T., Callahan, C. M., & Plucker, J. A. (2016). Barriers to underserved students’ participation in gifted programs and possible solutions. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 39, 103-131. DOI: 10.1177/0162353216640930
Hu, W., Jia, X., Plucker, J. A., & Shan, X. (2016). Effects of a critical thinking skills program on the learning motivation of primary school students. Roeper Review, 38, 70-83. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/3F2hH9RRiTtJZNwGAvIA/full
Yi, X., Plucker, J. A., & Guo, J. (2015). Modeling influences on divergent thinking and artistic creativity. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 16, 62-68.
Plucker, J. A., & Shelton, A. L. (2015). General intelligence (g): Overview of a complex construct and its implications for genetics research. Hastings Center Report, 45(5), S21-S24. DOI: 10.1002/hast.494. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hast.2015.45.issue-S1/issuetoc
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2015). An introduction to replication research in gifted education: Shiny and new is not the same as useful. Gifted Child Quarterly, 59, 157-164. DOI: 10.1177/0016986215578747. http://gcq.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/59/3/157.pdf?ijkey=0DMZaAXOmzIGOkG&keytype=finite 
Plucker, J. A., & Esping, A. (2015). Creativity and intelligence: A complex but important relationship. Asia Pacific Education Review, 16, 153-159. DOI: 10.1007/s12564-015-9374-9. 
Plucker, J. A. (2015). A critical response to “The psychology of creativity: A critical reading.” Creativity: Theories-Research-Applications, 1(2), 228-232. DOI: 10.15290/ctra.2014.01.02.09
Hartley, K. A., & Plucker, J. (2014). Teacher use of creativity-enhancing activities in Chinese and American elementary classrooms. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 389-399. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.961771. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/NJUgPgEpe9FxFcSXA98I/full 
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). Facts are more important than novelty: Replication in the education sciences. Educational Researcher, 43, 304-316. DOI: 10.3102/0013189X14545513.
Long, H., Plucker, J. A., Yu, Q., Ding, Y., & Kaufman, J. C. (2014). Research productivity and performance of journals in the creativity sciences: A bibliometric analysis. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 353-360. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.929425. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/A5T3ujuntv2drEpzGFYx/full
Hardesty, J., McWilliams, J., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). Excellence gaps: What they are, why they are bad, and how smart contexts can address them … or make them worse. High Ability Studies, 25, 71-80. Available at: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/CxEN4szD3IFXscJ6xbNj/full 
McWilliams, J., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). Brain cancer, meat glue, and shifting models of outstanding human behavior: Smart contexts for the 21st century. Talent Development and Excellence, 6(1), 47-55.
Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (2014). Research on giftedness and gifted education: Status of the field and considerations for the future. Exceptional Children, 80, 390-406. DOI: 10.1177/0014402914527244.
Plucker, J. A., Qian, M., & Schmalensee, S. L. (2014). Is what you see what you really get? Comparison of scoring techniques in the assessment of real-world divergent thinking. Creativity Research Journal, 26, 135-143. DOI: 10.1080/10400419.2014.901023. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/gsnq4DiaCgUuqxB2r4gs/full 
Harris, B., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). Achieving equity and excellence: The role of school mental health providers in shrinking excellence gaps. Gifted Child Today, 37(2), 110-116.
Prusinski, E. L., Ruddy, A., Plucker, J. A., & Cierniak, K. A. (2015). Chartering new waters: The Indianapolis mayoral transition and the charter school community. Educational Policy, 29, 617-644. DOI: 10.1177/0895904813510776
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). Creativity is more than novelty: Reconsidering replication as a creative act. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 27-29.
Plucker, J. A., & Esping, A. (2014). Developing and maintaining a website for teaching and learning about intelligence. Intelligence, 42, 171-175. DOI: 10.1016/j.intell.2013.08.007.
Eckes, S. E., & Plucker, J. A. (2013). Segregation in charter schools: The important role of university-based authorizers. Education and Urban Society, 45(5), 589-608.
Yi, X., Hu, X., Plucker, J. A., & McWilliams, J. (2013). Is there a developmental slump in creativity in China? The relationship between organizational climate and creativity development in Chinese adolescents. Journal of Creative Behavior, 47, 22-40.
Pang, W., & Plucker, J. A. (2013). Recent transformations in China’s economic and education policies for promoting innovation and creativity. Journal of Creative Behavior, 46, 247-273.
Hegarty, C. B., & Plucker, J. A. (2012). Creative leisure and self-expression. The International Journal of Creativity & Problem Solving, 22(2), 63-78.
Rutkowski, D., Rutkowski, L., & Plucker, J. A. (2012). Trends in education excellence gaps: A 12-year international perspective via the multilevel model for change. High Ability Studies, 23, 143-166. Reprinted in Kerr, B. (Ed.). (2014). Gifted and talented education. New Delhi: Sage. DOI: 10.1080/13598139.2012.735414. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/xmmMecjnEYiF4sk5hTQR/full
Makel, M. C., Plucker, J. A., & Hegarty, C. B. (2012). Replications in psychology research: How often do they really occur? Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 537-542. DOI: 10.1177/1745691612460688.
Plucker, J. A. (2012). Positively influencing gifted education policy [Comment]. Gifted Child Quarterly, 56, 221-223. DOI: 10.1177/0016986212456071.
Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (2012). Introduction to the special issue. Gifted Child Quarterly, 56, 175. DOI: 10.1177/0016986212456078.
Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., & Plucker, J. A. (2012). International determinants of private school attendance. Educational Research and Evaluation, 18, 375-391. DOI: 10.1080/13803611.2012.686239. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/ms428rkBiQ6NxXIIc7Zv/full
Shi, B., Qian, M., Lu, Y., Plucker, J. A., & Lin, C. (2012). The relationship between migration and Chinese children’s creative thinking. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 6, 106-111.
Kaufman, J. C., Plucker, J. A., & Russell, C. M. (2012). Identifying and assessing creativity as a component of giftedness. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 30, 60. DOI: 10.1177/0734282911428196
Ottenbreit-Leftwich, A. T., Brush, T. A., Strycker, J., Gronseth, S., Roman, T., Abaci, S., van Leusen, P., Shin, S., Easterling, W., & Plucker, J. A. (2012). Preparation versus practice: How do teacher education programs and practicing teachers align in their use of technology to support teaching and learning? Computers & Education, 59, 399-411. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2012.01.014.
De Rijke, P., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). Getting what we wish for: The realities of business education for a global economy. Business Horizons, 54, 375-382. Available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bushor.2011.03.004.
Plucker, J. A., Qian, M., & Wang, S. (2011). Is originality in the eye of the beholder? Comparison of scoring techniques in the assessment of divergent thinking. Journal of Creative Behavior, 45, 1-22.
Decker, J. R., Eckes, S. E., & Plucker, J. A. (2010). Charter schools designed for gifted and talented students: Legal and policy issues and considerations. Education Law Reporter, 259(1), 1-18.
Plucker, J. A., & Ottenbreit-Leftwich, A. T. (2010). Knowledge is where you make it: A response to Ghassib. Gifted Education International, 25, 89-92.
Rinn, A., Plucker, J. A., & Stocking, V. B. (2010). Fostering gifted students' affective development: A look at the impact of academic self-concept. Teaching Exceptional Children Plus, 6(4) Article 1. Retrieved from http://escholarship.bc.edu/education/tecplus/vol6/iss4/art1.
Plucker, J. A. (2010). Fazhan chaochang jiaoyu xuyao jiejue de sange wenti. (Three problems needing to be solved in developing gifted education). Jiaoyu Yanjiu (Educational Research), 2010(2), 95-100. [www.cnier.ac.cn/jyyj]
Gray, H. J., & Plucker, J. A. (2010). “She’s a natural”: Identifying and developing athletic talent. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 33, 361-380.
Qian, M., Plucker, J. A., & Shen, J. (2010). A model of Chinese adolescents’ creative personality. Creativity Research Journal, 22, 62-67.
Harris, B., Plucker, J. A., Rapp, K., & Martinez, R. (2009). Identifying gifted and talented English language learners: A case study. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 32, 368-393.
Plucker, J. A., McNeely, A., & Morgan, C. (2009). Controlled substance-related beliefs and use: Relationships to undergraduates’ creative personality traits. Journal of Creative Behavior, 43, 94-101.
Plucker, J. A., Kaufman, J. C., Temple, J. S., & Qian, M. (2009). Do experts and novices evaluate movies the same way? Psychology & Marketing, 26, 470-478.
Plucker, J. A., & Zabelina, D. (2009). Creativity and interdisciplinarity: One creativity or many creativities? ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 41, 5-12.
Plucker, J. A., Holden, J., & Neustadter, D. (2008). The criterion problem and creativity in film: Psychometric characteristics of various measures. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 2, 190-196.
Plucker, J. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2008). Why is creativity important? Current research and new developments. The Los Angeles Psychologist, 22(3), 6-7.
Plucker, J. A., Makel, M. C., Hansen, J. A., & Muller, P. A. (2008). Achievement effects of the Cleveland voucher program on high ability elementary school students. Journal of School Choice, 1(4), 77-88.
Plucker, J. A., Makel, M. C., & Rapp, K. E. (2008). The impact of charter schools on promoting high levels of mathematics achievement. Journal of School Choice, 1(4), 63-76.
Chamberlin, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2008). P-16 education: Where are we going? Where have we been? Phi Delta Kappan, 89, 472-479.
Levy, J. L., & Plucker, J. A. (2008, January 31). A multicultural competence model for counseling gifted and talented children. Journal of School Counseling, 6(4). Retrieved from www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v6n4.pdf
Beghetto, R., & Plucker, J. A. (2007). Darwinian creativity in the classroom? Creativity Research Journal, 19, 375-379.
Harris, B., Rapp, K. E., Martinez, R. S., & Plucker, J. A. (2007). Identifying English language learners for gifted and talented programs: Current practices and recommendations for improvement. Roeper Review, 29, 26-29.
Plucker, J. A., Eckes, S., Rapp, K., Benton, S., & Simmons, A. (2007). Perspectives on the university sponsorship of charter schools: An exploration of one state's decision-making approach. Charter School Review, 1(2), 17-30.
Trotter, A., Eckes, S. & Plucker, J. A. (2006). Education management organizations and charter schools: Serving all students. Education Law Reporter, 213, 935-949.
Eckes, S., Plucker, J. A., & Benton, S. (2006). Charter school accountability: Legal considerations concerning non-renewal and revocation procedures. BYU Education and Law Journal, 2006, 551-580.
Plucker, J. A., Runco, M., & Lim, W. (2006). Predicting ideational behavior from divergent thinking and discretionary time on task. Creativity Research Journal, 18, 55-63. 
Eckes, S. E., & Plucker, J. A. (2005). Charter schools and gifted education: Legal obligations. Journal of Law and Education, 34, 421-436.
Plucker, J. A. (2004). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis in gifted education: Examples with self-concept data. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 27, 20-35.
Plucker, J. A., Robinson, N. M., Greenspon, T. S., Feldhusen, J., McCoach, D. B., & Subotnik, R. (2004). It’s not how the pond makes you feel, but rather how high you can jump [Comment]. American Psychologist, 59, 268-269.
Plucker, J. A., Beghetto, R. A., & Dow, G. (2004). Why isn’t creativity more important to educational psychologists? Potential, pitfalls, and future directions in creativity research. Educational Psychologist, 39, 83-96. Reprinted in Kerr, B. (Ed.). (2014). Gifted and talented education. New Delhi: Sage.
Plucker, J. A. (2004). Generalization of creativity across domains: Examination of the method effect hypothesis. Journal of Creative Behavior, 38, 1-12.
Paul, K. M., & Plucker, J. A. (2004). Two steps forward, one step back: Effect size reporting in gifted education research from 1995-2000. Roeper Review, 26, 68-72.
Rinn, A. N., & Plucker, J. A. (2004). We recruit them, but then what? The educational and psychological experiences of academically talented undergraduates. Gifted Child Quarterly, 48, 54-67.
Plucker, J. A., & Teed, C. (2004). Evaluation of an alternative methodology for investigating leadership and binge drinking among sorority members. Addictive Behaviors, 29, 381-388.
Grow, P. L., & Plucker, J. A. (2003). Good problems to have: Implementing problem-based learning without redesigning a curriculum. The Science Teacher, 70(9), 31-35.
Lim, B., Plucker, J. A., & Bichelmeyer, B. (2003). Learning by web design: How it affects graduate student attitudes. College Teaching, 51(1), 13-19.
Machek, G. R., & Plucker, J. A. (2003, December). Individual intelligence testing and giftedness: A primer for parents. Parenting for High Potential, 10-15.
Levy, J. J., & Plucker, J. A. (2003). Assessing the psychological presentation of gifted and talented clients: A multicultural perspective. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 16, 229-247.
MaKinster, J. G., Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2002). Why can't I find Newton's Third Law? Case studies of students' use of the Web as a science resource. Journal of Science Education & Technology, 11, 155-172.
Plucker, J. A. (2002). What’s in a name? Young adolescents’ implicit conceptions of invention. Science Education, 86, 149-160.
Nowak, J. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2002). Do as I say, not as I do? Student assessment in problem-based learning. Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, 21(2), 17-31.
Barab, S. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2002). Smart people or smart contexts? Talent development in an age of situated approaches to learning and thinking. Educational Psychologist, 37, 165-182.
Lim, W., Plucker, J. A., & Im, K. (2002). We are more alike than we think we are: Implicit theories of intelligence with a Korean sample. Intelligence, 20, 185-208.
Plucker, J. A.  (2000-2001). Introduction to the special issue: Commemorating Guilford’s 1950 presidential address.  Creativity Research Journal, 13, 247. 
Runco, M. A. , Plucker, J. A., & Lim, W. (2000-2001). Development and psychometric integrity of a measure of ideational behavior. Creativity Research Journal, 13, 393-400.
Beghetto, R. A., Plucker, J. A., & MaKinster, J. G. (2000-2001). Who studies creativity and how do we know? Creativity Research Journal, 13, 351-357.
Marsh, H. W., Plucker, J. A., & Stocking, V. B. (2001). The Self-Description Questionnaire II and gifted students: Another look at Plucker, Taylor, Callahan & Tomchin’s (1997) “Mirror, Mirror on the Wall.” Educational and Psychological Measurement, 61, 976-996.
Plucker, J. A., & Stocking, V. (2001). Looking outside and inside: Self-concept development of gifted adolescents. Exceptional Children, 67, 535-548.
Lim, W., & Plucker, J. A. (2001). Creativity through a lens of social responsibility: Implicit theories of creativity with Korean samples. Journal of Creative Behavior, 35, 115-130.
Lim, B., Plucker, J. A., & Nowak, J. (2001). We are what we weave? Issues and guidelines for learning by web design. Educational Technology, 41(6), 23-27.
Plucker, J. A. (2001). Looking back, looking around, looking forward: The impact of intelligence theories on gifted education. Roeper Review, 23, 124-125.
Plucker, J. A., & Levy, J. J. (2001). The downside of being talented [Comment]. American Psychologist, 56, 75-76.
Plucker, J. A. (2000). Flip sides of the same coin or marching to the beat of different drummers? A response to Pyryt. Gifted Child Quarterly, 44, 193-195.
Plucker, J. A., & Slavkin, M. L. (2000). No school is an island. Principal Leadership, 1(1), 48-53. Reprinted in (2000). The Education Digest, 66(3), 55-60.
Plucker, J. A. (1999). Is the proof in the pudding? Reanalyses of Torrance’s (1958 to present) longitudinal study data. Creativity Research Journal, 12, 103-114. Reprinted in (2000). Mensa Research Journal, 45, 117-134. Reprinted in Kerr, B. (Ed.). (2014). Gifted and talented education. New Delhi: Sage.
Plucker, J. A., & Gorman, M. E. (1999). Invention is in the mind of the adolescent: Evaluation of a summer course one year later. Creativity Research Journal, 12, 141-150.
Plucker, J. A. (1999). Reanalyses of student responses to creativity checklists: Evidence of content generality. Journal of Creative Behavior, 33, 126-137.
Plucker, J. A., & Yecke, C. (1999). The effect of relocation on gifted students. Gifted Child Quarterly,43,95-106.
Reynolds, E., & Plucker, J. A. (1999). Panning for gold (creatively) on the new frontier: Locating and evaluating educational resources on the Internet. NASSP Bulletin, 83, 8-15.
Plucker, J. A., Hill, C., & Yecke, C.  (1998, March).  “We’re moving again?” Starting your gifted child in a new school.  Parenting for High Potential, 23, 31.
Plucker, J. A., & Taylor, J. W., V. (1998). Too much too soon? Non-radical advanced grade placement and the self-concept of gifted students. Gifted Education International, 12, 121-135.
Plucker, J. A., & Runco, M. (1998). The death of creativity measurement has been greatly exaggerated: Current issues, recent advances, and future directions in creativity assessment. Roeper Review, 21, 36-39. Reprinted in (2001), Mensa Research Journal, 32(1).
Plucker, J. A., & Dana, R. Q. (1998). Alcohol, tobacco, and marijuana use: Relationships to undergraduate students’ creative achievement. Journal of College Student Development, 39, 472-481.
Plucker, J. A., & Dana, R. Q. (1998). Creativity of undergraduates with and without family history of alcohol and other drug problems. Addictive Behaviors, 23, 711-714.
Plucker, J. A. (1998). Beware of simple conclusions: The case for content generality of creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 11, 179-182.
Plucker, J. A.  (1998).  Gender, race, and grade differences in gifted adolescents' coping strategies. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 21, 423-436.
Plucker, J. A., & Quaglia, R. J.  (1998).  The student aspirations survey: Assessing student effort and goals.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 58, 252-257.
Gorman, M. E., Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M.  (1998, March). Turning students into inventors: Active learning modules for secondary students.  Phi Delta Kappan, 530-535.
Plucker, J. A.  (1998). The relationship between school climate conditions and student aspirations. The Journal of Educational Research, 91, 240-246.
Cunningham, C. M., Callahan, C., Plucker, J. A., Roberson, S., & Rapkin, A. (1998). Identifying Hispanic students of outstanding talent: Psychometric integrity of a peer nomination form.  Exceptional Children, 64, 197-209.
Plucker, J. A.  (1997).  Debunking the myth of the "highly significant" result: Effect sizes in gifted education research.  Roeper Review, 20, 122-126.
Plucker, J. A.  (1997).  Psychometric characteristics of the Adolescent Coping Scale with academically gifted adolescents.  The Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, 9, 5-14.
Plucker, J. A., Taylor, J. W., V, Callahan, C. M., & Tomchin, E. M.  (1997).  Mirror, mirror, on the wall: Reliability and validity evidence for the Self Description Questionnaire - II with gifted students.  Educational and Psychological Measurement, 57, 704-713.
Plucker, J. A.  (1997, January 17).  Giving traditional psychometrics its due: Response to Taylor and Nolen (1996).  Education Policy Analysis Archives, 4(17).  Available at http://olam.ed.asu.edu/epaa/v4n17c2.html.
Plucker, J. A. (1996). Construct validity of the Student Aspirations Survey. Jrl of Res in Rural Education, 12, 161-170.
McIntire, J., & Plucker, J. A.  (1996).  Availability of extracurricular and cultural opportunities for rural middle level gifted students.  Rural Special Education Quarterly, 15(4), 28-35.
Plucker, J. A.  (1996).  Secondary science and mathematics teachers and gender equity: Attitudes and attempted interventions.  Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 33, 737-751.
Plucker, J. A., & Ball, D. (1996). Comment on "Learning science in a cooperative setting: Academic achievement and affective outcomes." Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 33, 677-679.
Plucker, J. A., Callahan, C. M., & Tomchin, E. M.  (1996).  Wherefore art thou, multiple intelligences? Alternative assessments for identifying talent in ethnically diverse and economically disadvantaged students.  Gifted Child Quarterly, 40, 81-92.
Plucker, J. A., & McIntire, J. (1996). Academic survivability in high potential, middle school students. Gifted Child Quarterly, 40, 7-14.
Plucker, J. A.  (1996).  Gifted Asian American students: Curricular and counseling concerns.  Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 19, 315-343.
Plucker, J. A., & Gorman, M. E.  (1996).  Nurturing future Edisons: Teaching invention to gifted students.  Tempo: Journal of the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, 16, 10-12.
Plucker, J. A., & Gorman, M. E.  (1995).  Group interaction during a summer course on invention and design for high ability secondary students.  The Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, 6, 258-272.
Callahan, C. M., Cunningham, C. M., & Plucker, J. A.  (1994).  Foundations for the future: The socio-emotional development of gifted, adolescent women.  Roeper Review, 17, 99-105.
Plucker, J. A.  (1994).  Introducing female, quantitative role models into the curriculum: Location and evaluation of resources.  Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 1, 209-220.
Plucker, J. A.  (1994).  Issues in the social-emotional adjustment and development of a gifted, Chinese American student.  Roeper Review, 17, 89-94.


Books

Makel, M., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). Toward a more perfect psychology: Trust, accuracy, transparency. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Plucker, J. A., & Peters, S. J. (2016). Excellence gaps in education: Expanding opportunities for talented youth. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Plucker, J. A. (2016). Creativity & innovation: Theory, research, and practice. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Esping, A. (2014). Intelligence 101. New York: Springer. Published (2016) in Korean by Sigma Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (Eds.). (2014). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says (2nd ed.). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (Eds.). (2008). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. Published (2009) in Korean by Sigma Press. 
Kaufman, J., Plucker, J. A., & Baer, J. (2008). Essentials of creativity assessment. New York: Wiley.
    Published (2011) in Korean by Hakjisa Publisher.
U.S. Department of Education. (unpublished). Parent guide to the Internet [editor and lead ghostwriter]. Washington, DC: Author.

Chapters and Related Book Contributions

Plucker, J. A., & Callahan, C. M. (in press). Special gifts and talents. In J. M. Kauffman, D. P. Hallahan, & P. C. Pullen (Eds.), Handbook of special education (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Plucker, J. A., & Silvia, P. J. (in press). Sharing your work: An essay on dissemination for impact. In M. C. Makel & J. A. Plucker (Eds.), Toward a more perfect psychology: Trust, accuracy, transparency. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Plucker, J. A., & Makel, M. C. (in press). The messy art of doing science: Avoiding ethical pitfalls and problematic research practices. In M. C. Makel & J. A. Plucker (Eds.), Toward a more perfect psychology: Trust, accuracy, transparency. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). Reproducible science: A new hope. In M. C. Makel & J. A. Plucker (Eds.), Toward a more perfect psychology: Trust, accuracy, transparency. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Plucker, J. A., & Makel, M. C. (in press). Replication. In B. Frey (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of educational research, measurement, and evaluation.
Plucker, J. A., & Blatt, L. (in press). American Psychological Association. In B. Frey (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of educational research, measurement, and evaluation.
Plucker, J. A., & Blatt, L. (in press). Creativity. In B. Frey (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of educational research, measurement, and evaluation.
Plucker, J. A. (in press). Creative articulation. In J. C. P. Corzo (Ed.), 75 ideas in creativity & psychology for the XXI Century/75 ideas sobre creatividad y psicología para el siglo XXI. San Andrés Cholula, Puebla, Mexico: Fundación Universidad de las Americas Puebla.
Plucker, J. A. (in press). Policy and gifted education. In C. M. Callahan & H. L. Hertberg-Davis (Eds.), Fundamentals of gifted education: Considering multiple perspectives (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Plucker, J. A. (in press). Policy in gifted education. In J. L. Roberts, T. F. Inman, & J. H. Robins (Eds.), Introduction to gifted education. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Guo, J. (in press). Creativity. In J. L. Roberts, T. F. Inman, & J. H. Robins (Eds.), Introduction to gifted education. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Puryear, J. (in press). Students from rural environments. In C. M. Callahan & H. L. Hertberg-Davis (Eds.), Fundamentals of gifted education: Considering multiple perspectives (2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.
Plucker, J. A., Guo, J., & Dilley, A. (in press). Research-guided programs and strategies for nurturing creativity. In APA handbook of giftedness and talent. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). The relationship among schooling, learning, and creativity: “All roads lead to creativity” or “You can’t get there from here”? In J. C. Kaufman & J. Baer (Eds.), Creativity and reason in cognitive development (2nd ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Dow, G. T. (2017). Attitude change as the precursor to creativity enhancement. In R. A. Beghetto & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), Nurturing creativity in the classroom (2nd ed.) (pp. 190-211). New York: Cambridge.
Plucker, J. A., McWilliams, J., & Alanazi, R. (2016). Creativity, culture, and the digital revolution: Implications and considerations for education. In V. Glăveanu (Ed.), Palgrave handbook of creativity and culture research (pp. 517-533). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Plucker, J. A. (2016). Creative articulation. In J. A. Plucker (Ed.), Creativity and innovation: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 151-163). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Dilley, A. (2015). Ability grouping and the socioemotional development of gifted children. In M. Neihart, S. Pfeiffer, & T. L. Cross (Eds.), The social and emotional development of gifted children: What do we know? (2nd ed.) (pp. 231-241). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Ellis, C. (2015). No Child Left Behind. In G. Scarlett (Ed.), Classroom management: An A-to-Z guide (pp. 556-565). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2015). Creativity and classroom management. In G. Scarlett (Ed.), Classroom management: An A-to-Z guide (pp. 183-189). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A. (in press). Intelligence measurement. In B. S. Steel (Ed.), Issues and controversies in science and politics. Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press.
Long, H., & Plucker, J. A. (2015). Assessing creative thinking: Practical applications. In R. Wegerif, L. Li, & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The Routledge international handbook of research on teaching thinking (pp. 315-329). New York: Routledge.
Plucker, J. A., & Harris, B. (2015). Acceleration and economically vulnerable children. In S. G. Assouline, N. Colangelo, J. VanTassel-Baska, & A. E. Lupkowski-Shoplik (Eds.), A nation empowered: Evidence trumps the excuses that hold back America’s brightest students (V. II) (pp. 181-188). Iowa City, IA: The Belin-Blank Center for Gifted and Talented Education.
Plucker, J. A., Esping, A., Kaufman, J. C., & Avitia, M. A. (2015). Creativity and intelligence. In S. Goldstein, D. Princiotta, & J. A. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspective, and current concepts (pp. 283-291). New York: Springer.
Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A. (2015). Alfred Binet and the children of Paris. In S. Goldstein, D. Princiotta, & J. A. Naglieri (Eds.), Handbook of intelligence: Evolutionary theory, historical perspective, and current concepts (pp. 153-161). New York: Springer.
Plucker, J. A. (2014). Unfinished lessons?: What we can – and can’t – learn from innovations in teacher quality in other countries. In F. M. Hess & M. Q. McShane (Eds.), Teacher quality 2.0: Toward a new era in education reform (pp. 203-218). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). School choice. In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education (2nd ed.; pp. 545-552). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Burroughs, N., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). Excellence gaps. In J. A. Plucker & C. M. Callahan (Eds.), Critical issues and practices in gifted education (2nd ed.; pp. 255-265). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
Kaufman, J. C., Russell, C. M., & Plucker, J. A. A. (2013). Models and methods of assessing creativity. In D. H. Saklofske, C. R. Reynolds, & V. L. Schwean (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of child psychological assessment (pp. 614-622). New York: Oxford University Press.
McCormick, K. M., & Plucker, J. A. (2013). Connecting student engagement to the academic and social needs of gifted and talented students. In K. H. Kim, J. C. Kaufman, J. Baer, & B. Sriraman (Eds.), Creatively gifted students are not like other gifted students: Research, theory, and practice (pp. 121-136). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
Kaufman, J. C., Kaufman, S. B., & Plucker, J. A. (2013). Contemporary theories of intelligence. In D. Reisberg (Ed.), Oxford handbook of cognitive psychology (pp. 811-822). New York: Oxford University Press.
Plucker, J. A. (2013). Students from rural environments. In C. M. Callahan & H. L. Hertberg-Davis (Eds.), Fundamentals of gifted education: Considering multiple perspectives (pp. 424-434). New York: Routledge.
Hartley, K. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2012). Intellectual styles and creativity. In Zhang, L. F., Sternberg, R. J., & Rayner, S. (Eds.), Handbook of intellectual styles: Preferences in cognition, learning, and thinking (pp. 193 – 208). New York: Springer Publishing Company.
Kaufman, J. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). Creativity and intelligence. In R. J. Sternberg & S. B. Kaufman (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of intelligence (pp. 771-783). New York: Cambridge.
Plucker, J. A., Waitman, G. R., & Hartley, K. A. (2011). Education and creativity. In M. A Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity: Vol. 1 (2nd ed., pp. 435-440). San Diego: Academic Press/Elsevier.
Plucker, J. A., Runco, M. A., & Hegarty, B. (2011). Enhancement of creativity.  In M. A Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity: Vol. 1 (2nd ed., pp. 456-460). San Diego: Academic Press/Elsevier.
Plucker, J. A., Runco, M. A., & Long, H. (2011). Deviance.  In M. A Runco & S. R. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity: Vol. 1 (2nd ed., pp. 379-382). San Diego: Academic Press/Elsevier.
Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). Intelligence. In R. L. Miller, E. Balcetis, S. R. Burns, D. B. Daniel, B. K. Saville, & W. D. Woody (Eds.), Promoting student engagement. Volume 2: Activities, exercises and demonstrations for psychology classes (pp. 89-91). Washington, DC: Society for the Teaching of Psychology. (Available at http://teachpsych.org/resources/e-books/pse2011/index.php).
Plucker, J. A., & Makel, M. C, (2010). Assessment of creativity. In R. J. Sternberg & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of creativity (pp. 48-73). New York: Cambridge.
Plucker, J. A., & Dow, G. T. (2010). Attitude change as the precursor to creativity enhancement. In R. Beghetto & J. Kaufman (Eds.), Nurturing creativity in the classroom (pp. 362-379). New York: Cambridge.
Rinberg, Y., Dow, G., & Plucker, J. A. (2010). Creativity as a predictor of course effectiveness in a university setting. In A. M. Corrigan (Ed.), Creativity: Fostering, measuring and contexts (pp. 121-132). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
Kaufman, J. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2010). Creative thinking. In I. B. Weiner & E. Craighead (Eds.), Corsini's encyclopedia of psychology, 4th ed. (Vol 1) (pp. 426-427). New York: Wiley.
Plucker, J. A., & Schmalensee, S. (2009). Intelligence testing. In B. Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity, and talent (pp. 477-480). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Makel, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2009). Intelligence theories. In B. Kerr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of giftedness, creativity, and talent (pp. 480-484). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Waitman, G. R., & Plucker, J. A. (2009). Teaching writing by demythologizing creativity. In S. B. Kaufman & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The psychology of creative writing (pp. 287-315). New York: Cambridge.
Charyton, C., Ivcevic, Z., Plucker, J. A., & Kaufman, J. C. (2009). Creativity assessment in higher education. In C. S. Schreiner (Ed.), Handbook of research on assessment technologies, methods, and applications in higher education (pp. 78-96). New York: Information Science Reference.
Plucker, J. A. (2008). Chuangzaoli yanjiu: Qianli, wenti yu weilai fangxiang (Research on creativity: Potentials, pitfalls and future directions). In L. Yu (Ed.), Quanqiuhua shidai (The era of globalization) (pp. 296-308). Shanghai: East China Normal University Press [In Chinese].
Plucker, J. A. (2008). Gifted education (pp. 380-382). In C. J. Russo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of education law. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Plucker, J. A., & Oxnard, R. (2008). Assessment of cognition and intelligence. In F. T. L. Leong (Ed.), Encyclopedia of counseling. Volume 2 (pp. 497-501). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Plucker, J. A., & Esping, A. (2008). L. L. Thurstone. In F. T. L. Leong (Ed.), Encyclopedia of counseling. Volume 2 (pp. 924-925). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2008). Creativity. In S. I. Pfeiffer (Ed.), Handbook of giftedness in children: Psycho-educational theory, research, and best practices (pp. 247-270). New York: Springer.
Plucker, J. A., & Beghetto, R. (2008). Creativity. In N. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of educational psychology: Volume 1 (pp. 194-200). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A. (2008). Theories of intelligence. In F. A. Karnes & K. R. Stephens (Eds.), Achieving excellence: Educating the gifted and talented (pp. 36-48). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.
Beghetto, R. A., & Plucker, J. A. (2006). The relationship among schooling, learning, and creativity: “All roads lead to creativity” or “You can’t get there from here”? In J. C. Kaufman & J. Baer (Eds.), Creativity and reason in cognitive development (pp. 316-332). New York: Cambridge University Press.
Kaufman, J. C., Plucker, J. A., Dow, G. T., Baer, J., Andrews, C. J., Mitchell, E. R., & Kaufman, A. B. (2006). Creativity and the special education student. In E. Fletcher-Janzen & C. R. Reynolds (Eds)., Special education almanac (pp. 369-390). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley.
Plucker, J. A., & Barab, S. A. (2005). The importance of contexts in theories of giftedness: Learning to embrace the messy joys of subjectivity. In R. J. Sternberg & J. A. Davidson (Eds.), Conceptions of giftedness (2nd ed.) (pp. 201-216). New York: Cambridge University Press.
Plucker, J. A. (2005). The (relatively) generalist view of creativity. In J. C. Kaufman & J. Baer (Eds.), Creativity across domains: Faces of the muse (pp. 307-312). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Plucker, J. A., & Beghetto, R. (2004). Why creativity is domain general, why it looks domain specific, and why the distinction does not matter. In R. J. Sternberg, E. L. Grigorenko, & J. L. Singer (Eds.), Creativity: From potential to realization (pp. 153-167). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Slavkin, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2004). Enhancing creativity: Learning for the 21st Century. In M. Slavkin, Authentic learning: How learning about the brain can shape the development of students (pp. 141-161). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Plucker, J. A., & Esping, A. M. (2003). Henry H. Goddard. In J. W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of education (2nd ed.) (pp. 940-942). New York: Macmillan Reference.
Plucker, J. A. (2003). John B. Watson. In J. W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of education (2nd ed.) (pp. 2668-2670). New York: Macmillan Reference.
Plucker, J. A., & Beghetto, R. (2003). Why not be creative when we enhance creativity? In J. H. Borland (Ed.), Rethinking gifted education (pp. 215-226). New York: Teachers College Press.
Gorman, M. E., & Plucker, J. A. (2003). Teaching invention as critical creative processes: A course on technoscientific creativity. In M. A. Runco (Ed.), Critical creative processes (pp. 275-302). Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Runco, M. A.  (2001).  Current issues, recent advances, and future directions in creativity assessment.  In N. Colangelo & S. G. Assouline (Eds.), Talent development IV: Proceedings of the Wallace Symposium (pp. 405-409). Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.
Stocking, V., & Plucker, J. A.  (2001).  Evaluation of the internal/external frame of reference model for gifted early adolescents’ self-concept.  In N. Colangelo & S. G. Assouline (Eds.), Talent development IV: Proceedings of the Wallace Symposium (pp. 439-443). Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Nowak, J.  (2000).  Creativity in science for K-8 practitioners: Problem-based approaches to discover and invention.  In M. D. Lynch & C. R. Harris (Eds.), Fostering creativity in children, K-8 (pp. 145-158).  Boston: Allyn and Bacon.
Plucker, J. A. (1999). Scenarios on fostering creativity. In S. Totten, C. Johnson, L. R. Morrow, & T. Sills-Briegel (Eds.), Practicing what we preach: Preparing middle level educators (pp. 60-63). New York: Falmer Press.
Plucker, J. A. (1999). Assessment simulation. In S. Totten, C. Johnson, L. R. Morrow, & T. Sills-Briegel (Eds.), Practicing what we preach: Preparing middle level educators (pp. 210-214). New York: Falmer Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Runco, M.  (1999).  Deviance.  In M. A Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity (pp. 541-545).  San Diego, CA: Academic Press. 
Plucker, J. A., & Runco, M.  (1999).  Enhancement of creativity.  In M. A Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity (pp. 669-675).  San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Dana, R. Q.  (1999).  Drugs and creativity.  In M. A Runco & S. Pritzker (Eds.), Encyclopedia of creativity (pp. 607-611).  San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Plucker, J. A., & Renzulli, J. S.  (1999).  Psychometric approaches to the study of human creativity.  In R. J. Sternberg (Ed.), Handbook of creativity (pp. 35-60).  New York: Cambridge University Press.

Selected Other Publications

Selected Book Reviews
Avitia, M. J., & Plucker, J. A. (2014). Teaching the foundations of the field: A content analysis of potential creativity texts. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(3), 378-382.
Plucker, J. A. (2014). Review of Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8, 262-263.
Plucker, J. A., & Dakwa, K. D. (2012). Book review: The Dark Side of Creativity. The International Journal of Creativity & Problem Solving, 22(2), 109-111.
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2007). An exciting – but not necessarily comprehensive – tour of the globe: A review of The International Handbook of Creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 1, 49-51. 
Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2007). A review of Nurturing Talent in High School: Life in the Fast Lane by Laurence J. Coleman. Gifted Child Quarterly, 51, 206-209.
Jackson, K., & Plucker, J. A. (2005, April 13). Leading or workbooking for results? [Review of Leading for Results: Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Relationships in Schools]. PsycCRITIQUES, 50(15), Article 16. 
Martínez, R. S., & Plucker, J. A. (2004). Identifying gifted students: How far has gifted education progressed and where is it heading? [Review of the book Identification of students for gifted and talented programs]. PsycCRITIQUES: APA Review of Books, 49(12).
Plucker, J. A. (2004). Gifted education policy: A first step on a difficult but necessary journey. [Review of the book Public policy in gifted education]. PsycCRITIQUES: APA Review of Books, 49(10).
Plucker, J. A., & Dow, G. T. (2003). What type of role should psychologists play in education? Review of American Psychology & Schools: A Critique by S. B. Sarason. Contemporary Psychology, 48, 604-606. 
Plucker, J. A., & Beghetto, R. (2000). Needles in haystacks or fields of plenty? A content analysis of popular creativity texts. Gifted Child Quarterly, 44, 135-138.
Plucker, J. A., & Nowak, J. (1999). Review of How to Use Problem-based Learning in the Classroom and Problems as Possibilities: Problem-based Learning for K-12 Education.  Roeper Review, 22, 69-70. 
Plucker, J. A. (1999). The vineyard of measurement: Is the wine old? Are the bottles new? A review of Advanced Applications of Curriculum-Based Measurement. Contemporary Psychology, 44, 197-199.
Plucker, J. A.  (1995).  Creativity: Beyond the myth of genius [Book Review].  Roeper Review, 17, 215.
Plucker, J. A.  (1994).  101 ways to read a book: A review of Terman's kids by Joel Shurkin.  Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 17, 472-475.
Plucker, J. A.  (1994). Creating minds [Book review].  Gifted Child Quarterly, 38, 49-51.
Plucker, J. A.  (1994).  Lifting the barriers [Book Review].  Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 1, 171-173.

Selected Technical Reports (2009 – Present)
Callahan, C. M., Hockett, J. A., Pace Marshall, S., & Plucker, J. A. (2016). Review of the Academy of Science at Loudoun County Public Schools [for Howard Hughes Medical Institute].
Plucker, J. A. (2014). Evaluation system for the Exemplar Program [for the Partnership for 21st Century Skills].
Plucker, J. A., & Racek, C. (2013). 21st Century competencies: Review of recent IES and NSF awards. Bloomington, IN: CEEP [for the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation].
Muller, P., Moss, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). Alaska Administrator Coaching Project professional growth system. Step 1: preliminary inventory. Bloomington, IN: CEEP.
Muller, P., Moss, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). AACP professional growth system. Step 2: school context inventory. Bloomington, IN: CEEP.
Muller, P., Moss, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). AACP professional growth system. Step 3: detailed inventories for domains 1 – 4. Bloomington, IN: CEEP.
Plucker, J. A., & McCormick, K. (2011). Evaluation of MSD Lawrence Township programming for gifted students. Bloomington, IN: Authors [for MSD Lawrence Township, Indianapolis, IN].
Rutkowski, L., Rutkowski, D., Plucker, J. A., & Prusinski, E. (2011). Not all credits are created equal: Differential impacts of dual and advanced placement credits on higher education outcomes. Bloomington, IN: CEEP [for Indiana University Vice President of University Regional Affairs, Planning, and Policy].
Akey, T., Plucker, J. A. A., Branon, S., Fagen, R., Ramos, C. (2010). Voluntary Public 
School Choice year two interim summary report. Bloomington, Indiana: CEEP [for the U.S. Department of Education].
Plucker, J. A., Spradlin, T., Michael, R., Bodack, K., & Holstead, M. (2009). Evaluation of the early literacy intervention grant program. Bloomington, IN: CEEP [for the Indiana Department of Education].

Selected Brief Reports and Non-Refereed Publications (2010 – Present)
Peters, S. J., & Plucker, J. A. (2017). Excellence gaps: The inequality challenge of the 21st century. Wisconsin School News, 71(8), 4-8. Available at https://issuu.com/wischoolnews/docs/wsn_april_2017.
Makel, M. A., Matthews, M. S., Peters, S. J., Rambo-Hernandez, K., & Plucker, J.A. (2016). How can so many students be invisible? Large percentages of American students perform above grade level. Baltimore, MD: Institute for Education Policy, School of Education, Johns Hopkins University. Available at http://education.jhu.edu/edpolicy/commentary/PerformAboveGradeLevel 
Plucker, J. A., & Healey, G. (2016). Sexual violence with K-12 students in Connecticut: Prevalence, prevention, and future directions. Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut. Available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Byx9oFviMFiia0Jhb3JkQTZmaXc/view 
Dilley, A., Fishlock, J., & Plucker, J. A. (2015). What we know about communication [P21 Research Series]. Washington, DC: Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Available at http://www.p21.org/our-work/4cs-research-series/communication
Plucker, J. A., Kennedy, C., & Dilley, A. (2015). What we know about collaboration [P21 Research Series]. Washington, DC: Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Available at http://www.p21.org/our-work/4cs-research-series/collaboration 
Selected Brief Reports and Non-Refereed Publications (2010 – Present), continued
Dilley, A., Kaufman, J. C., Kennedy, C., & Plucker, J. A. (2015). What we know about critical thinking [P21 Research Series]. Washington, DC: Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Available at http://www.p21.org/our-work/4cs-research-series/critical-thinking 
Plucker, J. A., Kaufman, J. C., & Beghetto, R. A. (2015). What we know about creativity [P21 Research Series]. Washington, DC: Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Available at http://www.p21.org/our-work/4cs-research-series/creativity
Plucker, J. A. (2015, August). Advanced academic performance: Exploring country-level differences in the pursuit of educational excellence [Policy Brief 7]. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. http://www.iea.nl/fileadmin/user_upload/Policy_Briefs/IEA_policy_brief_Aug2015.pdf. 
Lucariello, J., Graham, S., Nastasi, B., Dwyer, C., Skiba, R., Plucker, J. A., Pitoniak, M., Brabeck, M., DeMarie, D., Pritzker, S., Subotnik, R., & Lee, G. M. (2015). Top 20 principles from psychology for preK-12 teaching and learning. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, Center for Psychology in Schools and Education.
Plucker, J. A., Giancola, J., Healey, G., Arndt, D., & Wang, C. (2015). Equal talents, unequal opportunities: A report card on state support for academically talented low-income students. Lansdowne, VA: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Retrieved from http://www.excellencegap.org/. 
Plucker, J. A. (2015). Common Core and America’s high-achieving students. Washington, DC: Fordham Institute. Retrieved from http://edexcellence.net/publications/common-core-and-americas-high-achieving-students. 
Plucker, J. A., Hardesty, J., & Burroughs, N. (2013). Talent on the sidelines: Excellence gaps and America’s persistent talent underclass. Storrs, CT: University of Connecticut, Center for Education Policy Analysis. Retrieved from http://cepa.uconn.edu/mindthegap. 
Cierniak, K., Heiman, J. R., & Plucker, J. A. (2012). Sexual violence prevention in Indiana: Toward safer, healthier communities. Bloomington, IN: CEEP.
Plucker, J. A., Cierniak, K., & Chamberlin, M. (2012). The four-day school week: Nine years later. Education Policy Briefs, 10(6).
Whiteman, R. S., Shi, D., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). Revamping the teacher evaluation process. Education Policy Briefs, 9(4).
Prusinski, E. L., Ruddy, A.-M., & Plucker, J. A. (2011). Mayors as charter school authorizers: A case study of the Indianapolis mayoral transition. Nashville, TN: National Center on School Choice, Vanderbilt University.
Plucker, J. A., Spradlin, T., & Whiteman, R. (2011). 2010 public opinion survey on K-12 education in Indiana. Bloomington, IN: CEEP.
Spradlin, T. E., Carson, F. R., Hess, S. E., & Plucker, J. A. (2010). Revisiting school district consolidation issues. Education Policy Briefs, 8(3).
Plucker, J. A., Burroughs, N., & Song, R. (2010). Mind the (other) gap! The growing excellence gap in K-12 education. Bloomington, IN: CEEP. Retrieved from http://ceep.indiana.edu/mindthegap/. 

Selected Opinion Pieces/Editorials
Plucker, J. A., & Makel, M. (2015, November 4). The painful necessity of replicating research. Education Week, 35(11), 18-19, 21. http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/11/04/the-painful-necessity-of-replicating-research.html 
Levy, H. O., & Plucker, J. A. (2015, June 5). Brains, not brawn: America’s lack of STEM students is bad news for national security. U.S. News and World Report. http://www.usnews.com/news/the-report/articles/2015/06/05/lack-of-stem-students-is-bad-for-national-security
Roberts, J. L., & Plucker, J. A. (2014, August 13). Closing Kentucky’s excellence gaps should be a priority. Louisville Journal-Courier. http://tinyurl.com/KentuckyEG  
Plucker, J. A. (2012, December 21). A world-class education in Indiana? International test reveals great strengths but also severe problems. Indianapolis Star. http://tinyurl.com/czxncx2 
Plucker, J. A. (2012, July 12). Improvements should encourage Hoosiers. Indianapolis Star, A13.
Plucker, J. A., & Rutkowski, D. (2011, July 5). Inefficient, ineffective reforms. Education Week. http://tinyurl.com/inefficientreforms 
Plucker, J. A., & Spradlin, T. (2011, May 5). Blended school boards can add expertise. Indianapolis Star.
Plucker, J. A. (2011, March). The perfect brainstorm. The Marketer, 15.
Plucker, J. A. (2010, October 5). Stick to facts on referendum. Bloomington Herald-Times.
Selected opinion pieces/editorials
Choksy, C., Choksy, J., Plucker, J. A., & Arnold, E. (2010, August 31). How to successfully rebuild nations. Forbes.com, http://www.forbes.com/2010/08/31/foreign-aid-infrastructure-international-relations-opinions-contributors-jamsheed-choksy.html
Plucker, J. A. (2010, August 29). Storrs must be a destination for next leader – not a stopover. The Hartford Courant, http://tinyurl.com/a96pwej.
Plucker, J. A., & Burney, G. (2010, May 2). Excellence gap leaves top students behind. Indianapolis Star.
Lugar, R. G., & Plucker, J. A. (2009, December 2). Act now to keep reform on track. Indianapolis Star.
Thompson, T., Plucker, J. A. & Lantrip, L. (2009, October 28). From career to classroom. Indianapolis Star.
Plucker, J. A., & Akey, T. (2009, May 25). Take wider view of charter school study. Indianapolis Star.
Spradlin, T., & Plucker, J. A. (2009, February 8). School consolidation: Research behind rhetoric. Bloomington Herald-Times.
Plucker, J. A., Akey, T., Michael, B., & Hansen, J. (2008, December 29). Neither supporters, critics like charter school report. Ft. Wayne Journal Gazette.
Plucker, J. A. (2008, Aug. 30). Harvey leaving MCCSC stronger than he found it. Bloomington Herald-Times, A8.
Plucker, J. A. (2007, April 19). High school problems? Let’s start in middle school. Lafayette Journal & Courier.
Plucker, J. A. (2007, March 1). Charter movement must spread word about itself. Indianapolis Star, A11.
Plucker, J. A. (2006, October 1). Full-day kindergarten. Indianapolis Star, E1, E5.
Plucker, J. A. (2006, September 27). School finance vs. school choice: The “65 percent solution” is no solution at all. Education Week, 26(5), 30.
Plucker, J. A. (2006, September 17). Researcher errs in voucher assumptions. Indianapolis Star, E2.
Plucker, J. A. (2006, June 4). Research shows benefits of full-day kindergarten. Bloomington Herald-Times, A10.
Plucker, J. A. (1998, March 11).  Is gifted education still viable? Yes – But we should broaden our definition of talent. Education Week, 17(26), 33-35.
Plucker, J. A., & Omdal, S. N. (1997, June 18). Beyond "boredom": Addressing complex issues with real solutions. Education Week, 16(38), 32.

Electronic Publications

Website
Plucker, J. A., & Esping, A. (Eds.). (2017). Human intelligence: Historical influences, current controversies, teaching resources. Available at http://www.intelltheory.com. [Created in 1998.]

On-line Bibliography
Esping, A., & Plucker, J. A. (2013). Intelligence. In D. S. Dunn (Ed.), Oxford bibliographies in psychology. New York: Oxford University Press. Available at: http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199828340/obo-9780199828340-0092.xml?rskey=5ut6Sn&result=43&q=. (subscription required)

Podcasts, Video Blogs, Twitter Chats
Student Success Podcast and Blog, February 24, 2014, “Excellence gaps and the national imperative for equity and excellence,” http://school4schools.com/blog/?p=1402 
Student Success Podcast and Blog, October 24, 2013, “Talent on the sidelines: The excellence gap,” http://school4schools.com/blog/?p=587
Twitter Chat on #gtchat, March 14, 2014, on “Excellence gaps,” http://globalgtchatpoweredbytagt.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/closing-the-excellence-gap/ and http://storify.com/gtchatmod/gtchat-closing-the-excellence-gap 
Video Interview with The Ed Tech Doctor
http://theedtechdoctor.com/2014/04/03/episode-21-talking-creativity-with-dr-jonathan-plucker/

Blog Posts
Blog post on web site of Kittcatt Nohr Digitas, a leading UK marketing firm:
The Perfect (Brain) Storm?:  http://kitcattnohrdigitas.com/thought/articles/perfect-brainstorm 
Guest-blogger for Rick Hess’ Education Week blog:
Poverty, Ed Reform, and the Most Important Foundation You’ve Probably Never Heard Of (December 5, 2014) http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/2014/12/poverty_ed_reform_and_foundation_youve_never_heard_of.html
The Extracurricular Hamster Wheel: Lessons for Promoting High Performance (December 4, 2014), http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/2014/12/the_extracurricular_hamster_wheel.html 
The Good, the Not Bad, and the Ugly of Title IX (December 3, 2014), http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/2014/12/good_not_bad_and_ugly_of_title_ix.html 
Should Local Districts Participate in International Assessments? With David and Leslie Rutkowski (December 2, 2014), http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/2014/12/should_local_districts_participate_in_international_assessments.html 
We’re Getting STEAMrolled: Stop Creating Favored Classes of Content (December 1, 2014), http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/2014/12/were_getting_steamrolled_stop_favored_content.html 
The Angry Moderate Reformer, Part V: Time to "Re-question" Special Education (August 16, 2013), http://tinyurl.com/SPEDrequestion 
The Angry Moderate Reformer, Part IV: Poverty Reduction as Education Reform (August 15, 2013), http://tinyurl.com/lm65kjb 
The Angry Moderate Reformer, Part III: It's as American as Academic Freedom, Political Intimidation, and Apple Pie (August 14, 2013), http://tinyurl.com/MDcontroversy 
The Angry Moderate Reformer, Part II: Market-Based Teacher Preparation (August 13, 2013), http://tinyurl.com/teachermarkets 
The Angry Moderate Reformer, Part I: The Rise and Fall of Tony Bennett, and The One Lesson We'll Almost Certainly Ignore (August 12, 2013), http://tinyurl.com/TBcontrovery 
Urban Education: Lots of Problems, Not a Lot of Solutions (April 6, 2012), http://tinyurl.com/aysm5tk
This Time Everything is Different. No, Really, This Time We Have Data (April 5, 2012), http://tinyurl.com/9q772cq
Why is the U.S. Prioritizing Minimum Competency? (April 4, 2012), http://tinyurl.com/b2sfwha
Don’t Throw NCLB Waivers Out With the Bathwater (April 3, 2012), http://tinyurl.com/bgukn69
"Look Out, the Russians Japanese Irish British Indians and Chinese are coming!" (April 2, 2012), http://tinyurl.com/ahnv64o
EdNews Voices blog (Colorado Public Education and Business Coalition):
International tests highlight achievement gap (February 22, 2013), http://www.ednewscolorado.org/voices/voices-international-tests-highlight-achievement-gap/  
Phi Delta Kappa On the EDge blog
What Matters is What’s Measured – Not Who Measures It. With David and Leslie Rutkowski (December 2. 2014), http://pdkintl.org/blogs/learning-on-the-edge/matters-whats-measured-measures/ 
NAGC blog
The Common Core Can Be Great for Gifted Students … But That’s Not Guaranteed (December 5, 2014)
From Where I Sit: We Need to Work Together to Make the Common Core Work for Gifted Students (December 11, 2014), both available at http://multibriefs.com/briefs/nagc/NAGC121114.php 
RealClearEducation
NCES Releases Exciting Beach Read! (Not Really, But This Is Why It’s Still Important) (July 16, 2015), http://www.realcleareducation.com/articles/2015/07/17/national_center_for_education_statistics_releases_exciting__1212.html
Noodle.com
How to Succeed in College (January 4-15, 2016)
https://www.noodle.com/articles/jonathan-pluckers-tips-on-how-to-succeed-in-college 
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Get Schooled blog
How are Georgia’s Brightest Students Doing? Only OK. Guest blog with Sally Krisel (January 20, 2016)
    http://getschooled.blog.myajc.com/2016/01/20/how-are-georgias-brightest-students-doing-only-ok/ 
Fordham Institute Flypaper Blog
Draft ESSA regulations: A mixed bag for educational excellence
    http://edexcellence.net/articles/draft-essa-regulations-a-mixed-bag-for-educational-excellence
Fordham Institute-NAGC High Flyer Blog
Stop wasting money teaching millions of students content they already know
https://edexcellence.net/articles/stop-wasting-money-teaching-millions-of-students-content-they-already-know
America’s TIMSS Results and Educational Excellence: We’ve Exhausted All Other Options
https://edexcellence.net/articles/americas-timss-results-and-educational-excellence-weve-exhausted-all-other-options 
Connecting Psychology Research to Gifted Education Practice with Matt Makel, Rena Subotnik, and Paula Olszewksi-Kubilius (April 10, 2017)
http://www.nagc.org/blog/connecting-psychology-research-gifted-education-practice 
Harvard Education Press Blog
Making the Elimination of Excellence Gaps an Educational Priority. Guest blog with Scott Peters (January 9, 2017)
    http://hepg.org/blog/making-the-elimination-of-excellence-gaps-an-educa

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Editorial Boards
2017 – Present    Learning and Individual Differences
2015 – Present    Thinking Skills and Creativity
2014 – Present    High Ability Studies
2011 – 2016 Psychology of Popular Media Culture (APA journal)
2008 – Present    International Journal of Creativity & Problem Solving
2006 – Present    Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts (APA journal)
2005 – 2006 Journal of Secondary Gifted Education
2003 – Present    Journal of Creative Behavior (reviewer, 2002)
2002 – Present    Creativity Research Journal (reviewer, 1992-2002; action editor, 1999, 2005, 2011, 2017)
1998 – 2003 Contributing Editor, Roeper Review
1997 – 2002 Journal of Research in Rural Education (reviewer, 1995-1997, 2002-present)
1996 – 2001 Journal of Research in Science Teaching (reviewer, 1995-1996, 2001-present)
1995 – Present    Gifted Child Quarterly (reviewer, 1994-1995)

Ad Hoc Review Responsibilities
Reviewer for Addictive Behaviors, African Journal of Business Management, American Educational Research Journal, American Journal of Evaluation, Asia Pacific Education Review, Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, Behaviour & Information Technology, Brain Research Bulletin, British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science, Current Drug Abuse Reviews, Educational Administration Quarterly, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Educational Policy, Educational Psychology (Poland), Educational Researcher, Empirical Studies of the Arts, European Journal of Psychological Assessment, European Journal of Psychology in Education, European Psychologist, Exceptional Children, Frontiers of Psychology, Imagination, Cognition, & Personality, International Journal of Psychology, International Journal of Quantitative Research in Education, Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, Journal of Cognitive Science, Journal for the Education of the Gifted, Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal of General Psychology, Journal of Personality, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Research in Personality, Journal of School Choice, Journal of Women & Minorities in Science & Engineering, Learning and Individual Differences, Medical Hypotheses, Perceptual and Motor Skills, PLOS ONE, Psychological Assessment, Psychological Reports, Public Health Nutrition, Research in the Schools, Review of General Psychology, Science, Talent Development and Excellence, Urban Review

Guest Editor Responsibilities
2015 Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 9(2), creativity and education
2014 Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 8(1), replication and research quality
2012 Gifted Child Quarterly, 56(4), future of the field
2008 Phi Delta Kappan, P-16 education
2006 Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, new voices in gifted education
2001 – 2002 Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across Disciplines, giftedness
2001 Roeper Review, new and emerging conceptions of intelligence
2000/2001 Creativity Research Journal, J. P. Guilford’s influence on the field
1997 & 2000 NASSP Bulletin, school violence prevention (2000) and giftedness and talent (1997)

Other Editorial and Review Responsibilities
2017 Proposal Reviewer, Poland National Science Center
2016 Proposal Reviewer, French National Research Agency
2016 Proposal Reviewer, U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation
2016 – Present    Series editor, Psychological Perspectives on Education, Information Age Press
2015 Proposal Reviewer, Imagination Institute
2015 Proposal Reviewer, Netherlands Initiative for Education Research (NRO) of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research
2013 Conference proposal reviewer, Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness
2012 & 2014 Proposal Reviewer, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patents4Humanity Awards
Other Editorial and Review Responsibilities, continued
2010 – Present    Advisory Board, Education and Creativity Book Series, East China Normal University Press
2008 – Present    Proposal Reviewer, Hong Kong Research Grants Council
2007 Proposal Reviewer, Israel Science Foundation
2004 Proposal Reviewer, Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF)
2003 – Present    Panel Member and Ad Hoc Proposal Reviewer, National Science Foundation
2003 Proposal Reviewer, two grant review panels for the U. S. Department of Education
2001 – 2003 Proposal Reviewer, SENG Research Grants Program
1996 – Present    Reviewer, Academic Press, Allyn & Bacon, APA, Cambridge Univ. Press, Corwin Press, Elsevier, Harvard Ed. Press, Indiana Univ. Press, Lawrence Erlbaum, Longman, Merrill-Prentice Hall, NAGC, Oxford Univ. Press, Sage, Sinauer, Taylor & Francis, Teachers College Press, Yale University Press
1992-2000 Reviewer, National Research Center on the Gifted & Talented Monograph Series 
2000 Section Reviewer, What Works with Talented Youth, U.S. Department of Education
1996 Proposal Reviewer, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS (2015 - PRESENT)

Over 300 presentations at international, national, regional, and local conferences, annual meetings, and symposia. Recent presentations include:

Plucker, J. A. (2017, April). The future of the science of creativity. Presentation at the Hungarian Talent Development Summit, Budapest, Hungary.
Plucker, J. A. (2017, February). Excellence gaps in education. Keynote at the annual Sarah D. Barder Teaching Fellows Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Plucker, J. A. (2017, February). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Presentation at the Brooklyn Tech High School Parent Association Parent Workshops, Brooklyn, NY
Plucker, J. A. (2017, February). Preparing for success in college and life: A professor’s perspective. Presentation at the Brooklyn Tech High School Parent Association Parent Workshops, Brooklyn, NY. [two presentations]
Plucker, J. A. (2017, February). Excellence gaps in Kentucky. Invited, online presentation to the Victoria Fellows Program, Bowling Green, KY.
Plucker, J. A. (2017, February). Excellence gaps in education. Invited presentation to the Baltimore County Public Schools Parent Advisory Committee for Gifted Education, Windsor Mills, MD.
Plucker, J. A. (2017, January). Excellence gaps in education. Invited presentation to the Baltimore County Public Schools, Timonium, MD.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, December). Preparing for success in college and life: A professor’s perspective. Invited presentation at the CTY Pathways to College Family Conference, New York University, New York, NY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Using research to inform advocacy efforts in gifted education. Keynote at the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education annual conference, Harrisburg, PA.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Success in college and life: A professor’s perspective. Presentation at the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education annual conference, Harrisburg, PA.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Presentation at the Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education annual pre-conference, Harrisburg, PA.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Addressing excellence gaps: Promising strategies for developing diverse talents of diverse students. Workshop led at the Learning Edge Conference, Provo, UT.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Presentation at the Learning Edge Conference, Provo, UT.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Addressing excellence gaps: Promoting high achievement in the 21st century. Keynote at the Learning Edge Conference, Provo, UT.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Everything I know about gifted education I learned by editing an 800-page book with Carolyn Callahan. Presentation at a symposium at the National Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Orlando, FL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Needed research on gifted LGBTQ students: Barriers and potential solutions. Presentation at a symposium at the National Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Orlando, FL.
Peters, S. J., Rambo-Hernandez, K. E., & Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Does time spent in school influence excellence gaps? A multilevel exploratory study. Paper presented at the National Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Orlando, FL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, November). Excellence gaps in education: Policy and research considerations. Invited talk at the National Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Orlando, FL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Preparing for success in college and life: A professor’s perspective. Parent session at Round Rock ISD, Round Rock, TX.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Professional development session at Round Rock ISD, Round Rock, TX.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Excellence gaps. Professional development session at Round Rock ISD, Round Rock, TX.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Excellence gaps in Ohio. Invited presentation to the Ohio State Board of Education, Columbus, OH.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Excellence gap. Keynote at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Columbus, OH.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help people have more of it. Invited presentation at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Columbus, OH.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Preparing for success in college and life: A professor’s perspective. Invited presentation at the Ohio Association for Gifted Children annual parent day, Columbus, OH.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Remarks on the excellence gap. Keynote at the annual meeting of the Prichard Committee, Lexington, KY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Excellence gaps. Invited presentation at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education fall symposium, Lexington, KY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). The importance of policy in gifted education. Invited presentation at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Education fall symposium, Lexington, KY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help people have more of it. Invited presentation at the Stonehill College annual faculty development day, Easton, MA.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, October). Excellence gaps in Alabama. Keynote at the Alabama Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Birmingham, AL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016. September). Excellence gap as a pressing civil rights issue. Panel presentation, Institute for Education Policy Symposium, Johns Hopkins University. Available at https://vimeo.com/183351069. 
Plucker, J. A. (2016, August). Creative articulation. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association annual conference, Denver, CO.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, August). What elements of creativity may be domain general? Presentation at the American Psychological Association annual conference, Denver, CO.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, August). Applied research in education: Lessons learned in promoting large-scale educational change. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Johns Hopkins University School of Education Ed.D. program, Baltimore, MD.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, June). Addressing excellence gaps: Promoting high achievement in the 21st century. Invited presentation at the annual Arizona Leading Change Conference, Tucson, AZ. (presented three times)
Plucker, J. A. (2016, June). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Keynote at the annual Davidson Young Scholars Summit, Reno, NV.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, June). Parenting for creativity. Invited workshop at the annual Davidson Young Scholars Summit, Reno, NV. (presented three times)
Plucker, J. A. (2016, June). Things I’d like you to know: Excellence gaps, policy, and the lives of exceptional students. Invited presentation for the Belin-Blank Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. (delivered online)
Plucker, J. A. (2016, June). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Invited keynote at the Think.Create.Share. conference, California State University-Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, April). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Invited CTY parent presentation, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, April). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Keynote at The 4th Forum on Culture, Education and Creativity, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, April). Excellence gaps: The role of translational research in implementing large-scale educational change. Invited presentation at the Beijing Normal University Forum on Assessment and Promotion of Creativity, Beijing, China.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, April). Advances in creativity research. Beijing Normal University Forum on Assessment and Promotion of Creativity, Beijing, China.
Callahan, C. M., Plucker, J. A., & Young, M. (2016, April). Raising the bar for all: Successful gifted programming for students of all races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic groups. Presentation at the National School Boards Association annual conference, Boston, MA.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, April). Blazing new trails: Strengthening policy research in gifted education. Invited paper presentation at the inaugural European-U.S. Summit on Talent Development, Washington, DC.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, March). Things I’d like you to know: Excellence gaps, policy, and the lives of exceptional students. Invited presentation for the Victoria Fellows program, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY (delivered online)
Plucker, J. A. (2016, March). Preparing for success in college and life: A professor’s perspective. Invited presentation at the CTY Pathways to College Family Conference, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, March). Excellence gaps: What they are, why they’re bad, and what you can do about them. Invited presentation to the Illinois Math and Science Academy underrepresented populations committee, Aurora, IL. (delivered online) 
Plucker, J. A. (2016, March). Helping our children be successful in the 21st century. Invited keynote at the annual meeting of VOCES, American Camping Association Tri-State Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Invited presentation at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Lexington, KY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Everything I know about gifted education I learned by reading an 800-page book. Invited presentation at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Lexington, KY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Using research to inform advocacy for gifted learners. Keynote at the Kentucky Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Lexington, KY.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Invited community presentation at U-46 School District, Elgin, IL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Critical issues and practices in gifted education what the research says. Invited inservice presentation at U-46 School District, Elgin, IL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Creativity and constraints. Invited workshop (led twice) at the Illinois Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Naperville, IL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Top 5 myths about gifted education and the Common Core. Invited presentation (delivered twice) at the Illinois Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Naperville, IL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, February). Excellence gaps: What they are, why they’re bad, and what you can do about them. Invited presentation (delivered twice) at the Illinois Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Naperville, IL.
Plucker, J. A. (2016, January). Excellence gaps: The role of translational research in implementing large-scale educational change. Invited presentation at the biennial Science of Learning Symposium, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
Subotnik, R., Olszewski-Kubilius, P., Plucker, J. A. (2015, November). Top 20 principles from psychology for preK-12 teaching and learning: Applications to G/T education. Panel presentation at the annual conference of the National Association for Gifted Children, Phoenix, AZ.
Harris, B., & Plucker, J. A. (2015, November). Acceleration and economically vulnerable students: A review of the research. Paper presented at the NAGC annual conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, November). Equal talent, unequal opportunities. Paper presented at the NAGC annual conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Harris, B., & Plucker, J. A. (2015, November). The role of school mental health providers in shrinking excellence gaps. Paper presented at the NAGC annual conference, Phoenix, AZ.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, November). Excellence gaps and equal talents. Invited presentation at the Arizona Systems Leaders Forum, Phoenix, AZ.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Closing the excellence gap. Invited panel presentation at the annual conference of Foundation for Excellence in Education National Summit on School Reform, Denver, CO.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Everything I know about gifted education I learned by reading an 800-page book. Invited presentation at the annual conference of the Colorado Association for the Gifted and Talented, Loveland, CO.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Using research to inform advocacy for gifted learners. Invited keynote at the annual conference of the Colorado Association for the Gifted and Talented, Loveland, CO.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). A floor not a ceiling: The Common Core and gifted students. Invited presentation at the annual conference of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association, Des Moines, IA.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Creativity and constraints. Invited presentation at the annual conference of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association, Des Moines, IA.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Invited presentation at the annual conference of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association, Des Moines, IA.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Why excellence gaps? An examination of Iowa data. Invited keynote at the annual conference of the Iowa Talented and Gifted Association, Des Moines, IA.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Creativity: What it is, what it isn’t, and how to help children have more of it. Invited workshop at the annual conference of the Maryland Educators of Gifted Students, Baltimore, MD.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Everything I know about gifted education I learned by reading an 800-page book. Invited workshop at the annual conference of the Maryland Educators of Gifted Students, Baltimore, MD.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, October). Using research to inform advocacy for gifted learners. Invited keynote at the annual conference of the Maryland Educators of Gifted Students, Baltimore, MD.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, August). Critical issues and practices in gifted education: What the research says. Invited keynote at the biennial conference of the World Council on Gifted and Talented Children, Odense, Denmark.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, August). The “state of the art” in the science of creativity: Theory, research, education, and assessment. Invited workshop at the biennial conference of the World Council on Gifted and Talented Children, Odense, Denmark.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, June). Recent research on creativity and its implication for teachers. Invited keynote at the Duke TIP Summer Institute, Chapel Hill, NC.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, May). Preparing for success in college and life: A professor’s perspective. Three invited presentations at the annual Exploring Expertise conference, Storrs, CT.
Giancola, J., & Plucker, J. A. (2015, May). The Equal Talents report and its policy implications. Webinar presented to the Council of State Directors of Gifted Education.
Makel, M., & Plucker, J. A. (2015, April). The five stages of research quality grief. Invited panel presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, March). Using research to inform advocacy efforts. Invited presentation at the Annual NAGC Affiliates Conference, Washington, DC.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, March). Top 5 myths about gifted education and the Common Core. Invited presentation at the Alabama State Department of Education (delivered online).
Plucker, J. A. (2015, March). Identifying the need for and assessing the quality of replications in education research. Invited workshop at the National Science Foundation, Ballston, VA.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, March). Research on creativity. Panelist at the SXSWedu Conference, Austin, TX.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, February). Can gifted education survive the Common Core? Invited presentation and panel discussion, Fordham Institute, Washington, DC. Video available at: http://edexcellence.net/events/can-gifted-education-survive-the-common-core.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, February). Current landscape on how states serve high-achieving students. Invited keynote, Closing the Excellence Gap: Advocating for High-Achieving Low-Income Students, A Convening of Principals from Selective Public High Schools, Lansdowne, VA. Video available at: http://youtu.be/4MYsk9uiC0s. 
Plucker, J. A. (2015, January). The development of the international third party education evaluation
for K-12 schools. Invited workshop at the YiTai Roundtable, Beijing, China.
Plucker, J. A. (2015, January). Promoting educational excellence: Recent research and reflections on the future of gifted education. Invited symposium, Center for Talented Youth, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (CURRENT)

•Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2009 – Present; Elected Fellow in 2011)
    -Sections: Education (Q), Psychology (J), and Social, Economic, and Political Sciences (K)
    -Symposia reviewer for annual meeting, 2012, 2013

•Fellow of the American Educational Research Association (1993 – Present)
-Divisions C (Learning & Instruction), D (Measurement & Res Methodology), L (Education Policy & Politics)
- Charter Schools SIG, Research on Giftedness & Talent SIG: At-large Member of Board of Directors 2009-2011, Founding editor of SIG’s e-journal (Gifted Children) 2006-2007, Publications Committee, 2004 – Present (Chair, 2005 – Present), Program Chair, 1996 – 1997 (Asst. Program Chair, 1995 – 1996)

•Fellow of the American Psychological Association (1997 – Present; Elected Fellow in 2009)
-Division 10, Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts: Webmaster, 2000 – 2003; Awards Committee, 2004; At-Large Member, Executive Committee, 2002 – 2005, 2011 – 2014; Treasurer-Secretary, 2005 – 2006, President-elect/Program chair, 2006 – 2007, President, 2007 – 2008, Past-president, 2008 – Present, Fellows Committee Co-chair, 2009 – Present
    -Division 15, Educational Psychology: Electronic Communication Committee, 2002 – 2003
-Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education: Division 10 representative, 2013 – 2015
-Coalition on the Psychology of High Performance: Division 10 representative, 2014 – 2015

•National Association for Gifted Children (1991 – Present)
-Board of Directors (2014-2017)
-Research & Evaluation Division (Chair, 2001 – 2003)
-Publications Committee (2012 – Present), GCQ Paper of the Year Review Committee (2008), Bylaws & Policies Committee (2005 – 2007), Awards Committee (2004 –2005), Governance Task Force (2004 – 2006), Committee on Diverse Student Populations in Gifted Education (2001 – 2003), Exec. Director Search Comm. (2003 – 2004), Convention Program Advisory Committee (2001 – 2004), Task Force on Gifted Education at the Secondary Level (1995 – 1997)

•Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (2014 – Present; Fellow in 2016)

•European Council for High Ability (2016 – Present)
    -Scientific Committee, 2018 Conference, Dublin, Ireland

COURSES TAUGHT
• University of Connecticut: Educational Psychological for Educational Leaders (grad), Theories of Learning, Cognition, & Instruction (grad), Cognition, Instruction, & Learning Technology (grad seminar), Creativity and Innovation (undergrad), Time as a Creative Device in Popular Culture (undergrad honors seminar)
• Indiana University: Educational Psychology of Education Policy (doctoral seminar), Theories of Giftedness, Creativity, & Talent (doctoral seminar), Learning & Cognitive Theory in Education (grad), Evaluation Models and Methods (grad), Creativity Research & Instruction (doctoral seminar), Creativity & Innovation (undergrad), Intelligence Theory (doctoral seminar), College Teaching (grad), Advanced Creativity Seminar (undergrad)
• University of Maine: Advanced Educational Psychology (doctoral seminar), Educational Psychology (undergraduate, graduate), Educational Measurement (graduate), Introduction to Educational Research (grad)
• University of New South Wales: Gifted Education (graduate)
• East China Normal University: Introduction to Gifted Education and Creativity (graduate)


SELECTED UNIVERSITY SERVICE
Johns Hopkins University School of Education
• Ad Hoc Promotion Appeals Committee (2016)
• Gifted Education Program, program lead (2016-Present)
• Doctoral Programs Committee (2016-2017)
• Assessment Committee (2016-2017)
• Research Misconduct Investigation Ombudsman (2017)

University of Connecticut
• President’s Task Force on Civility and Campus Culture (2013-2014)
• Steering Committee for Institute for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (2013)
• Working subgroup for Campus Strategic Planning Committee (2014)
• Ad Hoc Task Force on AAAS Fellow Nominations (chair) (2014-2015)

University of Connecticut Neag School of Education
• EDLR Scholarship Committee (2013)
• Neag Online Steering Committee (co-chair) (2013-2015)
• EPSY Syllabus Design Committee (2015)

Indiana University
• Major Committees: Office of the Vice President of Research Faculty Advisory Committee (2007 – 2009); Faculty Affairs Committee (2007 – 2010; Chair, 2008 – 2010); Research Integrity Committee (2005 – 2007, 2008 – 2010); Budgetary Affairs Committee (2005 – 2012); University Faculty Council (2008 – 2010); Assessment and Program Review Task Force (Chair, 2010 – 2012)
• Other Committees: Search Committee for Executive Financial Officer in the Office of the Vice President for Research (2011); On-line Placement Test Task Force (2010 – Present); Core Campus Dean Review Policy Working Group (Chair, 2009); FRSP Proposal Review Committee (2009); IU Research Scholars Fellowship Program Advisory Committee (2006 – 2007); TLTC Grant Proposal Review Committee (2006); Research Compliance Inquiry Committee (2004 – 2005, 2009-2010[chair]); Grant-in-Aid Review Committee (2004); Wells Scholars Advisory Committee (2002 – 2005); Search Committee for Director of Wells Scholars Program (2002 – 2003); President’s Summer Research Undergraduate Proposal Review Committee (2002, 2003); Dean of Students Advisory Committee (1998 – 2001)
• Task Forces: UFC Task Force on Core Campus Administrator Review Policies and Procedures (Chair, 2009); Provost’s Task Force on Graduate Assistant Fee Remissions (2006); President’s Task Force on Indiana’s P-16 Plan (2003); Chancellor’s Task Force on Responding to the Lilly Endowment RFP on Indiana Brain Drain (2003); Chancellor’s Task Force on Freshmen Curriculum Reform (2000); Chancellor’s Task Force on Feasibility of an IU-based high school for the arts (1998 – 1999)
• Frequent Speaker at Admissions, Orientation, and Continuing Studies events (1998 – 2012)

Indiana University School of Education
• Promotion & Tenure Committee (2010 – 2011)
• Search Committee for Instructional Systems Technology faculty member (2007 – 2008)
• Search Committee for director of the National Survey of Student Engagement (2006 – 2007)
• Charter Schools Task Force (Co-chair, 2006 – 2007)
• Faculty and Budgetary Affairs Committee (2001 – 2004; Chair, 2002 – 2004)
• Educational Technology Services Advisory Committee (2003 – 2004)

Indiana University Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology
• Program Head, Learning, Cognition, & Instruction Program (2002 – 2003, 2005 – 2008)
• Merit Review Committee (1999, 2002, 2003)
• Educational Psychology Admissions Committee (2000 – 2003)
• Search Committees for four positions (2001 – 2007)
• Director, Preparing Future Faculty program; Supervisor of Associate Instructors (1998-1999)
• Chair, Educational Psychology Associate Instructor Selection Committee (1998)

SELECTED CONSULTING
K-12 Education: Austin (TX) Independent School District, U-46 (Elgin, IL) School District, Lawrence Township (IN) Metropolitan School District, Monroe County (IN) Community Schools Corporation, Round Rock (TX) Schools, South Harrison (IN) School Corporation, Wabash County (IN) School Corporation, Tippecanoe County (IN) Schools
Higher Education: Beijing Normal University, East China Normal University, Herron School of Fine Arts, Johns Hopkins University, Rotterdam Business School, Shaanxi Normal University, University of Malaya, University of South Australia
State Departments of Education: Alaska Department of Education, Florida Department of Education, Indiana Department of Education, New York Department of Education
Corporate: Bates USA Indianapolis, Kitcatt Nohr Alexander Shaw (London), Business Connect China
Non-profit: American Camping Association, American Enterprise Institute, Colorado Association for the Gifted and Talented, Fordham Institute, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Partnership for 21st Century Skills