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Kristen Johannes

As a Senior Research Associate on WestEd’s Learning and Technology team, Kristen Johannes serves as the research lead on multiple mathematics and science learning initiatives that focus on developing tools to improve outcomes for K–12 STEM learning and beyond. She has published in the areas of education, linguistics, cognitive development, and cognitive psychology.

Johannes earned a BSc in Psychology from University of Toronto, and an MA and PhD in cognitive science from Johns Hopkins University, where her research addressed fundamental questions in spatial cognition and language acquisition.