Tracey Burns

Senior Analyst, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development, France

Tracey Burns is a senior analyst and the head of a portfolio of projects in the OECD's Centre for Educational Research and Innovation: Innovative Teaching for Effective Learning, 21st Century Children, and Trends Shaping Education. Until recently, she was also responsible for their work on governing complex education systems. Previous to her time at the OECD, she worked on social determinants of health and well-being. As a post-doctoral Fellow at The University of British Columbia, Ms. Burns led a research team investigating newborn infants' responses to language, and was an award-winning lecturer on infant and child development. She is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including The University of British Columbia Post-Doctoral Fellowship and the American Psychological Association Dissertation Research Award. Ms. Burns holds a B.A. from McGill University, Canada, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in psychology from Northeastern University, USA.