Angela M. Novak, PhD

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education, College of Education Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education

Angela M. Novak, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Elementary and Middle Grades in the College of Education. Dr. Novak’s current research interests include equitable professional learning; diversity, equity, & belongingness in gifted & talented education; equity in play; and collegiate teaching practices. Dr. Angela M. Novak has co-authored several books, including Empowering Gifted Educators as Change Agents: A Playbook for Equity-Driven Professional Learning. Additionally, her research can be found in various educational publications, such as Parenting for High Potential and Gifted Education Review.


Underserved populations, inclusive classrooms, diversity education, social justice, and intersectionality