Dr Brody received her doctorate in Gifted Education and Learning Disabilities from the Johns Hopkins University. Co-founder of CTY’s Diagnostic and CounselingCenter (DCC), she also directs CTY’s Study of Exceptional Talent and has over 30 years of experience counseling gifted students and their families. Her research focuses on evaluating intervention strategies for academically advanced students and on furthering our understanding of special populations including the highly gifted, gifted females, and twice-exceptional students. Linda has published widely and makes presentations regularly at national and international conferences.
Dr. Brody directs the Study of Exceptional Talent and co-directs the Diagnostic and CounselingCenter at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). She has over 25 years’ experience counseling gifted students and their families and conducting research on this population. Having earned her doctorate in the Education of the Gifted from Johns Hopkins, she has taught graduate courses in gifted education there for many years. Her research interests focus on special populations, especially highly gifted students, gifted females, and gifted students with learning disabilities. She is also interested in identify-ing strategies and programs that facilitate talent development and supervises the publication of Imagine, a magazine for academically talented students. Linda has published numerous articles in professional journals and co-edited two books: Women and the Mathematical Mystique and Learning Disabled Gifted Students: Identification and Programming. She presents papers on a regular basis at national and international conferences and reviews articles for numerous journals in the field including Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, and Roeper Review.