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Megan Foley-Nicpon

University of Iowa
Associate Professor
Megan Foley-Nicpon is an Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology and Associate Director for Research and Clinic at the Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, both at the University of Iowa. Dr. Foley-Nicpon’s research and clinical interests include assessment and intervention with twice-exceptional students, particularly gifted students with autism spectrum disorder, ADHD, and emotional/learning difficulties, and the social and emotional development of talented and diverse students. She has written one edited book and over 50 referred articles and book chapters in the areas of gifted, counseling psychology, and twice-exceptionality, and given over 100 presentations at international, national, and state professional meetings. Dr. Foley-Nicpon provides clinical and research supervision to doctoral students in Counseling Psychology, many of whom focus on twice-exceptionality and talent development. Awards include the NAGC Early Scholar Award, AERA Research on Giftedness, Creativity and Talent Path Breaker Award, AERA Division E Outstanding Research Award in Human Development, and, twice, the MENSA Research Award, MENSA Education & Research Foundation.