Don Ambrose
Don Ambrose, Ph.D., is professor of graduate education at Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, and editor of the Roeper Review. He serves on the editorial boards of most of the major journals in the field of gifted education and for several book series. He has initiated and led numerous interdisciplinary scholarly projects involving eminent researchers and theorists from creative studies, gifted education, general education, cognitive science, ethical philosophy, psychology, political science, economics, law, history, urban planning, sociology, theoretical physics, nuclear engineering, and critical thinking. Some of his recent books include Creative Intelligence in the 21st Century: Grappling with Enormous Problems and Huge Opportunities (with Robert J. Sternberg); Giftedness and Talent in the 21st Century: Adapting to the Turbulence of Globalization (with Robert J. Sternberg); How Dogmatic Beliefs Harm Creativity and Higher-Level Thinking (with Robert J. Sternberg); Confronting Dogmatism in Gifted Education (with Robert J. Sternberg and Bharath Sriraman); Expanding Visions of Creative Intelligence: An Interdisciplinary Exploration; Imagitronics; Morality, Ethics, and Gifted Minds (with Tracy L. Cross); The Roeper School: A Model for Holistic Development of High Ability (with Bharath Sriraman and Tracy L. Cross); and A Critique of Creativity and Complexity: Deconstructing Clichés (with Bharath Sriraman and Kathleen Pierce). Projects currently under construction include books introducing new creative and critical thinking strategies based on constructs derived from various academic disciplines. He has done invited keynote presentations throughout the world and earned international and national awards from The International Center for Innovation in Education (ICIE), the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), and the American Creativity Association.