Education

Ph.D., M.A., University of Kansas; B.A., University of South Florida

Research Interests 

Influence of television on children; visitor engagement in informal learning institutions; development of geographic knowledge in children

Background

Dr. Pinon has been with Walden since August 2009. Her training is in developmental psychology, with a research emphasis on the influences of television on children. Formerly an assistant professor in psychology at Southwest Texas State University, Dr. Pinon has worked for The Psychological Corporation, where she developed early childhood and school-aged achievement tests.