Dr. Ophélie A. Desmet
Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator of Gifted In-Field Endorsement
Dr. Ophélie Desmet is currently an assistant professor of Educational Psychology and program coordinator for the Center for Gifted Studies at Valdosta State University. She teaches courses in educational psychology and gifted studies. Her professional and research interests include holistic talent development, underachievement and achievement motivation, and affective development of students with gifts and talents. She is particularly interested in historically excluded populations. Dr. Desmet has published work in journals such as AERA Open, Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal of Advanced Academics, and more.