The College of William and Mary’s Jody and Layton Smith Professor of Psychology Tracy L. Cross received the Mensa Education and Research Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award during a recent School of Education meeting. Cross also serves as the executive director for the Center for Gifted Education.
“The innovative research of Dr. Cross sheds light on an important issue, suicidal behavior, in the realm of gifted students,” the foundation’s president, Greg Timmers, said. “He has worked tirelessly for the past 15 years in the area of intelligence and gifted students, which is the forefront of focus of the Mensa Foundation. Dr. Cross deserves this award and we look forward to his future research.”