Katie Hinko

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Katie Hinko is an assistant professor of physics at Michigan State University (MSU). She is the principal investigator on multiple NSF projects focused on studying the impact of informal physics programs on the physicists and physics students who facilitate them, on the youth and public audiences that engage with them, and on the national trends in informal physics-program development and support. Prior to coming to MSU, Hinko was a senior research associate in the physics education research group at the University of Colorado Boulder. She received her Ph.D. in physics from the University of Texas at Austin.


It’s Time to Act on Supporting Public Engagement

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed a systemic lack of support for the public-engagement programs of physics departments, a trend that the physics community should act to correct. Read More »