- Assistant Professor
Department of Educational Psychology
Dr. Bahar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia. With the support of two prestigious fellowships, Minority Doctoral Research Fellowship and Professorate Fellowship, he earned his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Psychoeducational Studies. Dr. Bahar’s research focuses on talent development and gender and race-based excellence gaps in STEM areas, with a specific focus on mathematics learning.
Dr. Bahar’s research has appeared in journals including Gifted Child Quarterly and Journal of Advanced Academics. Dr. Bahar is the recipient of numerous awards including Emerging Scholar Award from World Council for Talented Children and Early Career Award from NAGC Special Populations Network and Ocie T. Dekle Excellence in Teaching Award from University of Georgia. Currently Dr. Bahar serves as the associate editor of the Gifted and Talented International, and he is in the editorial board of the Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal of Advanced Academics, and Gifted Education International.
- Excellence Gaps
- Talent Development
- Mathematical Creativity
- Ph.D in Psychoeducational Studies
University of Arizona
- B.S. in Industrial Engineering
World Council for Talented Children, 2023
Anti-Racism Coalition (ARC) , 2023
University of Georgia, 2023
MFECOE University of Georgia, 2023
NAGC Special Populations Network, 2022