Professor Tokuhama-Espinosa currently teaches a course, The Neuroscience of Learning: An Introduction to Mind, Brain, Health and Education, at the Harvard Extension School, Harvard University. She is an Affiliate Professor of education and neuropsychology at the Universidad de las Américas in Quito, Ecuador, and is also Dean of education.
Tracey works with schools in 25 countries on topics related to: mind, brain, and education; multilingualism; learning in the digital age and paradigm shifts using appropriate technologies; and the general improvement of teacher education practices. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience behind her, and is now primarily focused on educational research. Professor Tokuhama-Espinosa is a member of the OECD Expert Panel on redefining teachers' new pedagogical knowledge based on contributions from neuroscience and technology. She has consulted for several governments, international non-governmental organizations, and served as an international guest scholar, most recently at University College of London in 2013.