Felice Kaufmann is an independent consultant in gifted child education. She received her Master's degree from Columbia Teachers College and her Doctorate from the University of Georgia, where she was a research assistant to Dr. E. Paul Torrance.
Kaufmann has been a classroom teacher and counselor of gifted children, grades K-12, as well as a professor at Auburn University and the Universities of New Orleans and Kentucky, where she created teacher training programs in gifted child education. She has served on the Board of Directors of the National Association for Gifted Children and the Executive Board of the Association of the Gifted. She was also the Director of the National Training Program in Gifted Education for the Council for Exceptional Children.
During the past 15 years, Kaufmann has presented workshops and keynote addresses across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Her articles have appeared in such journals as Journal for Education of the Gifted, Roeper Review, Journal of Career Education, Journal of Counseling and Development, Exceptional Children, and Gifted Child Today. She has also collaborated with her husband, a child psychiatrist and pediatrician at New York University's Child Study Center, on the research and treatment of gifted children with attention deficit disorders.