Dr. Joseph S. Renzulli is a Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology and director of the Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development at the University of Connecticut. His research has focused on creative and investigative learning, talent development, and organizational models for total school improvement. Although the American Psychological Association named Dr. Renzulli among the 25 most influential psychologists in the world, he lists as his proudest accomplishment the numerous innovative applications of his Schoolwide Enrichment Model in schools around the world. He considers himself to be an on-the-ground communicator who always approaches his work from the practical perspectives of teachers. In 2018 Dr. Renzulli was listed as one of the world’s top 30 International Education Professionals.