Amy Graefe, Ph.D.

Amy Graefe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

School of Special Education

Contact Information

McKee 44C
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado

Campus Box 141
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Publications/Creative Works

Mann, E. L., Chamberlin, S. A., & Graefe, A. K.  (2017). The prominence of affect in creativity. In R. Leikin & B. Sriraman, (Eds), Creativity and giftedness: Interdisciplinary perspectives from mathematics and beyond (pp. 57-73). New York, NY: Springer.

Omdal, S. N., & Graefe, A. K. (2017). Investing in creativity in students: The long and short (term) of it. In J. A. Plucker (Ed.), Creativity and innovation: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 205-221). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Ritchotte, J. A., & Graefe, A. K. (2017). An alternate path: The experience of high-potential individuals who left school. Gifted Child Quarterly, 6(4), 275-289. doi:

Ritchotte, J. A., & Graefe, A. K. (2017). The progression of less support: Why gifted students drop out. Vision Magazine, 28(2), 14-15.

Ritchotte, J. A., Suhr, D, Alfurayh, N., & Graefe, A. K. (2016). An exploration of the psychosocial characteristics of high achieving students and identified gifted students: Implications for practice. Journal of Advanced Academics, 27, 23-38.