Kristen R. Stephens

Kristen R. Stephens

Associate Professor of the Practice in the Program in Education

External address: 
213C West Duke Building, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90739, Durham, NC 27708-0739
(919) 660-3083


Expertise in legal and policy issues with regard to gifted education at the federal, state, and local levels--particularly around how such policies contribute to beneficial academic, social-emotional, and behavioral outcomes for traditionally underserved gifted students. Other research interests include education reform, curriculum development, and teacher preparation.


  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi 1999
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1990

Karnes, F. A., and K. R. Stephens. How to get money for your classroom & school. Prufrock Press, 2005.

Karnes, F. A., and K. R. Stephens. The ultimate guide for student product development & evaluation. Prufrock Press, 2000.