Founder and CEO of Research Schools International
Christina Hinton, Ph.D., is a Research Associate at the Human Flourishing Program and the Founder and CEO of Research Schools International. At Harvard, Dr. Hinton leads the Human Flourishing Program's work in education. Among other education initiatives, she leads research on promoting character skills, including kindness, gratitude, and seeing the good in others, which support loving relationships and flourishing in schools in the UK and Spain. At Research Schools International, Dr. Hinton leads research and professional development to promote learning and flourishing in schools around the world. Dr. Hinton was a faculty member at Harvard Graduate School of Education for many years, lecturing on character education, the neuroscience of learning, and school-based research. She completed her doctorate and master’s in education, neuroscience, and child development at Harvard. She also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard and a fellowship at Sesame Workshop. Prior to Harvard, Dr. Hinton worked in multilateral diplomacy and international policy-making at the OECD’s Center for Educational Research and Innovation and UNICEF. At the OECD, 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.