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Uzeyir Ogurlu

Bio

Uzi has developed programs for gifted students and their parents including leadership development, global citizenship, and peace education. He has written various articles and chapters on gifted education and creativity. His interests are talent development, creativity and the social and emotional life of gifted students.

Experience and Interests

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, UW-Stevens Point (2019-present)
  • Lecturer, UW-Whitewater (2018-2019)
  • Fellow Researcher, Harvard University, MA (2017-2018)
  • Visiting Professor, Lamar University, TX (2016-2017)
  • Assistant Professor, Kocaeli University, Turkey (2013-2016)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Creativity
  • Gifted and Talented Students
  • Parents with Gifted Children
  • Educational Psychology
  • Research Methods

Presentations and Publications

Publications

Ogurlu, U. (2020). A meta-analytic review of emotional intelligence in gifted individuals: A multilevel analysis. Personality and Individual Differences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2020.110503

Ogurlu, U. (2020). Are gifted students perfectionistic? A Meta-Analysis. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 43(3), 227–251. https://doi.org/10.1177/0162353220933006

Fun Facts

Last book you read?

Privileged Poor

Best advice you ever received?

Keep studying (Mom always told me)

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A cop

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

Seeing my students’ smiling faces

Uzeyir Ogurlu
Assistant Professor - Education
College of Professional Studies Diversity Task Force

Office:
450 College of Professional Studies

Education

Ph.D. in Gifted Education
Istanbul University, Turkey, 2012

M.A. in Gifted Education
Istanbul University, Turkey, 2007

B.A. Sociology
Anadolu University, Turkey, 2015

B.A. Psychological Counseling and Guidance
Bogazici University, Turkey, 2002