Joanna A. Christodoulou, EdD

Joanna A. Christodoulou, EdD is an Assistant Professor at the MGH Institute of Health Professions, teaches at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is a Research Affiiliate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She works at the intersection of education, clinical, and research contexts. She leads the Brain, Education, and Mind (BEAM) Team to study the brain and behavior links underlying reading development and difficulty. Current research focuses on reading intervention and summer reading growth. She was awarded the 2014 award for Transforming Education Through Neuroscience Award from the Learning & the Brain Foundation and the International Mind, Brain, and Education Society and was invited to join the first White House Workshop on Neuroscience and Learning.


The Neuroscience of Reading

Online Institute  July 11-15, 2022

Calming Anxious Brains

Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA or Virtually via Zoom  November 19-21, 2021

Reading & Summer Slide

Brain Science, Reading, and Dyslexia: From Research, to Practice, to the Summer Slide

The Neuroscience of Reading

Online Institute  June 28-July 2, 2021

Improving Reading With Executive Functions

Online Seminar  September 18, 2020-N/A

Learning How to Learn

The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA  November 22-24, 2019

Reading and Intervention

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Reading and Intervention

Educating Mindful Minds

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, New York, NY  April 19-21, 2018

Reading Difficulties

Research for Educators and Practitioners on the Neuroscience of Reading Difficulties