Rosina M. Gallagher, Ph.D., NCSP
Rosina M. Gallagher, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than 30 years experience as a nationally certified school psychologist and educator. Emigrating to the United States from Mexico City in early adolescence, she obtained her doctorate from Loyola University of Chicago and has served as evaluator of bilingual programs, coordinator of special education, and administrator of gifted programs in a large urban school district. Committed to supporting diverse student populations, she is the lead author of Diversity and Equity in Illinois: Responding to Differences within the Gifted Population, Educando Hijos Exitosos, and numerous book chapters and articles in these areas. An adjunct faculty at Aurora University, she is a frequent presenter at state, national and international conferences. Dr. Gallagher is the current president of the Illinois Association for Gifted Children, past president of the national nonprofit organization, SENG, Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted, and past president of the Illinois Association of School Psychologists. A past chair of the Special Populations Network of the National Association for Gifted Children, she currently serves on the Parent Advisory Committee and on the editorial board of the Gifted Child Today.