Dr. Hinton is a research fellow at the Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and a faculty member at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Her research focuses on educational media, neuroscience and education, and global education. She completed her doctorate and master’s at Harvard in mind, brain, and education.
Prior to this, Dr. Hinton worked in multilateral diplomacy and international policy-making at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Center for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) in Paris. In this capacity, she was a primary editor and author of the books Understanding the Brain: The Birth of a Learning Science and Languages in a Global World: Learning for Better Cultural Understanding. She also worked at the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), specializing in early childhood education in developing countries. Dr. Hinton lectures internationally on education and neuroscience, and has presented at numerous international, governmental, and academic institutions across the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East.