This book is dedicated to the scholar and academic teacher Franz Mönks, who is considered internationally to be one of the most brilliant giftedness researchers. The wide spectrum of his writings and activities is reflected in the number of renowned international scholars who contributed to this unique collection of essays on gifted education as a life-long challenge.
Albert Ziegler is Chair Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is the Secretary General of the International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence.
Christian Fischer, PhD, is Full Professor of Educational Sciences for School Pedagogics, Talent Research and Individual Promotion at the University of Münster. He is Chairman of the International Center for the Study of Giftedness from the Universities of Münster, Osnabrück and Nijmegen.
Heidrun Stoeger, PhD, is Chair Professor of Educational Sciences at the University of Regenburg. She holds the chair for School Research, School Education, and Evaluation. She is Vice President of the International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence.
Marold Reutlinger is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is responsible for the Higher Education section of the Department of Educational Psychology.