Associate Teaching Professor
Northeastern University College of Professional Studies
Beyond the Game - Lean Ludogogy & Innovation in Education
Dr. Portnoy has been published in academic journals and popular media outlets including The Washington Post, USA Today, World Economic Forum, ACSD, The 74, and Ed Surge. She is the author of Designed to Learn: Using Design Thinking to Bring Purpose and Passion to the Classroom and Game On? Brain On! The Surprising Relationship Between Play and Gray (Matter).
A member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network, a former Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Emerging Leader, an Assessment Fellow at Hunter College, City University of New York, and recipient of the 2018 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) of the year, Dr. Portnoy lives in New York and teaches in New York and online.