Dean, Peabody College Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development at Peabody College
Camilla Persson Benbow is Patricia and Rodes Hart Dean of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. She has led Peabody, one of the nation’s leading colleges of education and human development, since 1998. A prominent scholar of talent identification and development, Dean Benbow also co-directs the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, a longitudinal study examining the developmental trajectories of more than 5,000 individuals now in its 45th year. She is particularly interested in developing intellectual talent and excellence in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.