Terry Neu, Ph.D.

Terry Neu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Terry W. Neu, Ph.D. has taught graduate and undergraduate classes since 1996 on both the Fairfield and Griswold campuses.

He taught in the Arkansas public school system at White County Central in Judsonia.  He was a secondary science and history teacher for seven years and is also certified in special education and gifted and talented education. 

Dr. Neu currently serves as the vice President of the Association for the Education of Gifted Underachieving Students (AEGUS).  He has done extensive work with gifted students with disabilities, modifying the classroom environment for these students as well as developing a challenging Dually Differentiated Curriculum (DDC) to meet their unique needs.  He has consulted nationally and internationally on teaching strategies for gifted students with disabilities, the gifted with emotional or behavioral disorders, and differentiated instruction. He has also written several articles and chapters on these topics. 

Dr. Neu is a certified martial arts instructor with the Villaris Martial Arts Centers.  On occasion you can find him hiking, kayaking, bow hunting, or just in the woods practicing Tai Chi.  He resides in Storrs, Connecticut.

Degrees and Certifications

    • BS at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas
    • Master Degree from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas
    • Ph.D. from the Talent Development Program at the University of Connecticut where his research focused on high ability students with disabilities

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